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Title:
Object-oriented sub-zonal room models for energy-related building simulation
Author:
Marco Bonvini: Dipartimento di Elettronica e Informazione, Politecnico di Milano, Italy Alberto Leva: Dipartimento di Elettronica e Informazione, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
DOI:
10.3384/ecp11063276
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Year:
2011
Conference:
Proceedings of the 8th International Modelica Conference; March 20th-22nd; Technical Univeristy; Dresden; Germany
Issue:
063
Article no.:
031
Pages:
276-285
No. of pages:
10
Publication type:
Abstract and Fulltext
Published:
2011-06-30
ISBN:
978-91-7393-096-3
Series:
Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings
ISSN (print):
1650-3686
ISSN (online):
1650-3740
Publisher:
Linköping University Electronic Press; Linköpings universitet


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Simulation is important to evaluate the energy-related performance of a building; and for reliable results; reproducing the behaviour of the contained air volumes is particularly relevant. For such a purpose; fully mixed models (i.e.; for instance; a single temperature per room) easily prove inadequate; while Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) ones are too complex; and difficult to formulate in a modular manner; to the detriment of their usefulness if the simulator has to be used throughout the project; and not only to assess its final result. This manuscript presents an intermediate solution based on the Modelica language.

Keywords: Building simulation; energy optimisation; object-oriented modelling; modular modelling; scalable detail

Proceedings of the 8th International Modelica Conference; March 20th-22nd; Technical Univeristy; Dresden; Germany

Author:
Marco Bonvini, Alberto Leva
Title:
Object-oriented sub-zonal room models for energy-related building simulation
DOI:
http://dx.doi.org/10.3384/ecp11063276
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Proceedings of the 8th International Modelica Conference; March 20th-22nd; Technical Univeristy; Dresden; Germany

Author:
Marco Bonvini, Alberto Leva
Title:
Object-oriented sub-zonal room models for energy-related building simulation
DOI:
https://doi.org10.3384/ecp11063276
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