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Here's how to figure infiltration due to stack effect.

Abramson R.J., 1958
air infiltration | wind speed | theoretical modelling | stack effect
Bibliographic info: Heat. Pip. Air. Cond. vol 30 no 12
Languages: English

Gives method for calculating infiltration of a building due to wind and stack effect. Uses equations from ASHRAE guide of 1958, but resolves wind vector into horizontal and vertical components and takes the angle between wind and ground into effect. Method is used to calculate infiltration due to wind for a given building of height h at a distance d from the nearest building with height c and a sample calculation is given


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