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Which Sampling (algorithmic) Method to use with PAT 2 [closed]

asked 2018-07-19 17:10:01 -0500

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updated 2018-07-20 08:37:13 -0500

I want to calculate the cooling load for a building when changing some of its elements like the wall and window constructions. I want to know the results for all possible combinations. These will be more than 3000 combinations. I made the measurements in PAT2 but I do not know which sampling (algorithmic) method to use when making the calculations on the cloud so I can have all the combinations. Also, I am not sure if I should use the Discrete or Pivot setting when changing the wall construction in a measurement. Thanks.

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answered 2018-07-20 10:35:59 -0500

If you want all possible combinations then use the Design of Experiments (DOE) method with 'full_factorial'. You would not want pivot variables for this analysis. Instead, it will use discrete variables or continuous variables and will discretize them according to the number of samples argument. Then it will create all possible combinations from all the discrete values.

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Thank you. This was very useful

mokhtar gravatar imagemokhtar ( 2018-07-25 09:41:32 -0500 )edit


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