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Is it posible to use the OtherSideCoefficients outside boundary condition in Open Studio?

asked 2016-05-04 07:54:49 -0500

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I am modeling a building in OS, for which the Ground and the Outdoors outside boundary conditions are not appropriate for al surfaces. That is why the OtherSideCoefficients boundary condition would come handy, but it looks like it is not possible to simulate a building with this option (simulating error) in OS.


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answered 2016-05-04 08:18:55 -0500

This object has been in the OpenStudio API since OS 1.10.1. This means that it is accessible to OpenStudio Measures. However, I don't believe it is properly handled in the OpenStudio GUI or SketchUp plug-in. Can you give some more details on what you tried and what failed?

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When i try to change the Ground outside bundary condition to OtherSideCoefficients (from now OSC) in OS GUI (Spaces:Surfaces:Outside boundary conditions), it won't let me. Then i tried to change the Ground surface into an OSC surface via the OS inspector in SketchUp and it worked, but it did not go through with the simulation, which is understandable because there is no option (or at least I did not find one) to enter the inputs needed for the OSC outside boundary condition.

DavidFGG's avatar DavidFGG  ( 2016-05-05 04:50:48 -0500 )edit

Yeah, these objects have not been added to the GUI yet.

macumber's avatar macumber  ( 2016-05-10 13:55:45 -0500 )edit

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