Tung Fang Design Institute

Kaohsiung, Taiwan

Tung Fang Design Institute

Kaohsiung, Taiwan
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Chen C.-C.,Tung Fang Design Institute | Lee C.-C.,National Cheng Kung University | Chen J.-L.,Architecture and Building Research Institute
Applied System Innovation - Proceedings of the International Conference on Applied System Innovation, ICASI 2015 | Year: 2016

In the subtropical climate of Taiwan, indoor building materials have a significant impact on the poor indoor air quality, which leads to health problems and increased risks of cancer. Currently, the “Green building materials labels” and the Indoor Air Quality Act have been promoted to control the source of pollution, namely the fugitive pollutants of the building materials and the air concentration in the indoor space. Emphasis is placed on the advanced administrative control of the Total Volatile Organic Compounds (TVOC) to reduce the harm that could be caused by the fugitive pollutants of the indoor building materials to health. This study adopted the fugitive emission database of 645 pieces of the building materials with a green label, test, and verification of the fugitive emission of the seven small pieces of the building materials, numerical statistics and analysis, and literature analysis to research the control of the evaluation factors of fugitive TVOC from green building materials in Taiwan. The purpose of this is to prevent other toxic Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) from affecting the indoor air quality, effectively controlling the harm to residents, reducing the energy consumption of the air conditioning for removing pollutants through ventilation, and reducing the carbon emissions, and protect the environment. © 2016 Taylor & Francis Group, London.

Liao Y.T.,Tung Fang Design Institute | Liu K.S.,Tung Fang Design Institute
Applied Ecology and Environmental Research | Year: 2017

The main purpose of this study is to investigate the energy saving strategy on the Sustainable Campus Renovation Plan by recycling and reuse of rainwater in Taiwan. Case studies from the past were also investigated for effectiveness comparisons, which include both economical values and environmental values. Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) has been implemented for quantification purposes and it provided the visualization and comparison of energy saving improvement database. Moreover, a model for assessing the improvement on the recycling and reuse of rain water could be constructed. In addition, a set of improved strategy process and steps of rain water recycling and reuse methodology may be proposed which result in the vision of the Sustainable Campus Renovation establishment. © 2017, ALÖKI Kft., Budapest, Hungary.

Liu K.S.,Tung Fang Design Institute | Chen C.C.,Tung Fang Design Institute
Applied Ecology and Environmental Research | Year: 2017

The plan for the "Kaohsiung area building" was based on the "different building height depth research on indoor warm sun sets and lighting environmental benefits of Planning” design evaluation. Kaohsiung houses’ existing buildingswere studied for building information model of "building energy simulation" so as to simulate and evaluate the effectiveness of deep shade type balcony design.The purpose of studying both Houses of different types of buildings in Kaohsiung is to design energy-efficient building exterior balconies with improved planning and designsso as to improve simulation predictions and improve measures and deliberations.It is also expected to develop design principles of renovations, including the focus on the consolidation and transformation of energy-saving design details of the housing on the practical application of the analysis withcollocation and verified by simulation.The results of the imported ECO-efficiency model (EEM) was used to assess its life-cycle costs and benefits(LCCE) and the research results can providea different building height depth research on indoor warm sun sets and the environmental benefits of daylighting toward the reference design criteria of sustainable building renovation. © 2017, ALÖKI Kft., Budapest, Hungary.

Liu K.S.,Tung Fang Design Institute | Liao Y.T.,Tung Fang Design Institute | Hsueh S.L.,Graduate Institute of Cultural and Creative Design
Applied Ecology and Environmental Research | Year: 2017

In order to be in line with the thought of the general public with regard to the implementation of Green Architecture on Smart Residential Project, this study is based on the implementation of the Smart Green Architecture of congregate residual buildings in Kaohsiung as the main strategic promotion topic. In addition, this study realized the collection and consolidation of Smart Green Building promotion policy worldwide and carried out comparative analyses of both domestic and oversea Smart/green residential building’s energy saving technology. Furthermore, we consolidated 9 major topics and relevant 38 technical methods on residential environment ecosystem, daily passive energy-saving, daily proactive energy-saving, healthy indoor environment, community waste water and garbage treatment, smart door security management, smart environmental monitor system, smart health management, and smart entertainment sharing. Moreover, the application of Likert -type scale is to obtain significant information and to investigate the perception for both construction supplier and general public on the implementation of Smart Green Building Architecture of Residential Project. It simultaneously explained the importance of pro-environmental which results from the implementation of Smart Green Building Architecture. This also assists the promotion of the localized Smart Green Residential Architecture policy. © 2017, ALÖKI Kft., Budapest, Hungary.

PubMed | National Cheng Kung University, Sun Yat Sen University and Tung Fang Design Institute
Type: Journal Article | Journal: Nanoscale research letters | Year: 2016

Bipolar switching resistance behaviors of the Gd:SiO2 resistive random access memory (RRAM) devices on indium tin oxide electrode by the low-temperature supercritical CO2-treated technology were investigated. For physical and electrical measurement results obtained, the improvement on oxygen qualities, properties of indium tin oxide electrode, and operation current of the Gd:SiO2 RRAM devices were also observed. In addition, the initial metallic filament-forming model analyses and conduction transferred mechanism in switching resistance properties of the RRAM devices were verified and explained. Finally, the electrical reliability and retention properties of the Gd:SiO2 RRAM devices for low-resistance state (LRS)/high-resistance state (HRS) in different switching cycles were also measured for applications in nonvolatile random memory devices.

Liu K.S.,Tung Fang Design Institute | Liao Y.T.,National Cheng Kung University | Tzeng C.T.,National Cheng Kung University
International Journal of Engineering Education | Year: 2014

In recent years great importance has been attached to environmental protection-related issues in Taiwan. In addition courses of green building, ecological construction, environmental quality and low-carbon development have been included as required courses in the Department of Architecture. This study selected the decision-making key factors for improving existing buildings from the perspective of ''Environmental Quality'' and reducing ''Environmental Load,'' to establish the TBEE (Taiwan Building Environment Efficiency) model for evaluating indoor environment health and the improvement of existing buildings in Taiwan. This TBEE model has also become an important curriculum in the current Green Design Courses in Taiwan. This model is used to teach students how to calculate the values of indoor environmental health before/after the improvements of existing buildings. It uses an objective scientific calculation method, which can help improve the indoor environment health and the evaluation of the quality (Q) and the load (L). This TBEE model has been used as a reference for evaluating the indoor environment efficiency of existing buildings by the authorities in Taiwan. © 2014 TEMPUS Publications.

Shih C.-H.,National Dong Hwa University | Chiang M.-S.,National Dong Hwa University | Shih C.-T.,Tung Fang Design Institute
Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders | Year: 2015

The purpose of this study was to provide students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) the chance to cooperate with their peers to perform computer mouse collaborative pointing operation. In this study, we adopted the Single Display Groupware (SDG) concept to develop the Multiple Cursor Collaborative Operating Program (MCCOP) software, which allows multiple users to operate a single computer simultaneously without interfering with each other. With the implementation of MCCOP software, users control their own cursors to perform a function in their respective cursor moving areas on a single display. A collaborative pointing test software (CPTS) program was designed in this experiment to evaluate participants' collaborative pointing performance. This study adopted an ABAB design, and the experimental results show that all participants significantly increased their collaborative pointing performance during the intervention phase, compared to the baseline phase. Practical and developmental implications of the findings are discussed. © 2014 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

Shih C.-T.,Tung Fang Design Institute | Shih C.-H.,National Dong Hwa University
Applied Mechanics and Materials | Year: 2014

In this paper we propose a novel Adjustable Integrating Pointing device Driver (AIPDD) using software technology to redesign mouse driver to integrate the functions of commercial pointing devices to help them to effectively utilize commercial pointing devices to operate computers. In contrast with the latest studies, the software-based AIPDD has the following benefits. (a) It does not require additional hardware cost and circuit preservation. (b) It supports all commercial pointing devices with standard interfaces of a computer, including PS/2, USB and wireless interfaces. (c) It can integrate unlimited devices simultaneously. (d) It is adjustable in real time. In summary, the AIPDD has the benefits of flexibility, low cost, high efficiency and high device compatibility. © (2014) Trans Tech Publications, Switzerland.

Shih C.-C.,Tung Fang Design Institute
Optik | Year: 2016

This study presents an optical waveguide formed by a self-focusing pump beam in a nematic liquid crystal thin film. The pump beam is a polarized high power Gaussian laser beam. Applying a voltage near the Freedericksz transition threshold enhances the optical field of pump beam to reorientate liquid crystal molecules. The reorientation of LC molecules forms the refractive index as a Gaussian-like distribution in the pump beam region. By the assistance of applying electric field, the pump beam can form an optic waveguide by self-focusing effect. A polarized lower power probe beam near the waveguide can be coupled to the waveguide. The coupling efficiency can be controlled by applying voltage. © 2015 Elsevier GmbH.

Chen H.-F.,Tung Fang Design Institute | Tsai J.-H.,Tung Fang Design Institute
Applied Mechanics and Materials | Year: 2014

Today's competition in manufacturing industry depends not just on lean manufacturing but also on the ability to provide customers with total solutions and life-cycle costs for sustainable value. This study therefore proposes an analytic hierarchy model to help the administrators understand the critical risk factors influence the E-manufacturing system initiation, and an aggregative risk degree is indicated which risk grade they are in. The importance weights of risk factors and possible occurrence ratings of four risk grade (high-risk, medium-risk, low-risk and none-risk) are determined by using consistent fuzzy preference relations. © (2014) Trans Tech Publications, Switzerland.

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