Mathematical Model for System Planning on Campus: A Case Study in Harbin Institute of Technology in China

  • Rong GuoEmail author
  • Tong Wu
Conference paper


Addressing the relationship between limited resources and a growing population is a hot issue during the process of urbanization. Effective utilization of rainwater plays a positive role in a low-carbon strategy. The purpose of this study is to present an application of mathematical analytical tools for urban planners in predicting rainwater runoff before constructing. Based on available data and a practical investigation in the study area (Harbin Institute of Technology), this study classifies the area into four parts according to the different runoff coefficients and then evaluates the volume of runoff based on the data of average volume of rainfall and evaporation capacity using mathematical analytical tools. The results show the minimum volume of water reservoirs in a single area. This research will contribute to an understanding of the role played by water resources in low-carbon-precinct buildings in the scientific planning of runoff treatment systems.


Mathematical analysis Runoff treatment system Low-carbon campus 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Architecture, Harbin Institute of TechnologyHarbinChina

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