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How can I simulate a gas absorption chiller in openStudio?

asked 2015-10-17 01:00:49 -0500

Morteza.Haddadi's avatar

updated 2015-10-18 01:29:33 -0500

I'm simulating a HVAC cooling cycle with gas absorption chiller. These devices are very popular in my country (Using gas for cooling). Is it possible to model a gas absorption chiller (Chiller:Absorption:Indirect) in OpenStudio 1.9.0?

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answered 2015-10-17 09:48:24 -0500

As of OpenStudio 1.9.0, both Chiller:Absorption and Chiller:Absorption:Indirect are available both in the application and the OpenStudio SDK. You can add them to a plant loop in the application by dragging the objects from the 'Library' pane on the right of the HVAC Systems tab into your loop.

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Thank you Mr.Eric. I tried but i could't make a connection between chiller in chilled water loop and condenser water loop. How do I create this connection?

Morteza.Haddadi's avatar Morteza.Haddadi  ( 2015-10-18 04:41:52 -0500 )edit

Once you drag the chiller from the 'Library' panel to, say, the supply side of the chilled water loop, the chiller object becomes available to drag from the 'My Model' panel to the demand side of the condenser loop. Once you do this, two extra 'nodes' will appear on the object icon, which indicate the object is connected to both loops. You can also click these 'nodes' to cycle between the two loops.

ericringold's avatar ericringold  ( 2015-10-18 09:30:44 -0500 )edit

Thank you Mr. Eric, I really appreciate your time.

Morteza.Haddadi's avatar Morteza.Haddadi  ( 2015-10-19 10:24:20 -0500 )edit

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