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How to simulate a single room with FCU in a building using Open studio?

asked 2018-07-25 12:52:20 -0600

Westely's avatar

updated 2018-08-05 08:58:26 -0600

Hi All:

I need to simulate a FCU which supplies air to an office in a building. I want to use Open Studio to simulate the working status of the fan based on the temperature change, to see if it matches the actual performance. I am not sure how could I model this system in Open Studio.

If I build the office room with the enclosure and the FCU as a simple model, I am not sure how to define the boundary condition, as internal wall temperature or supply water temperature. If I simulate the whole building, it would be complex to calibrate the energy model with the real results, so I should simplify the building model. I was wondering if anyone can give me any clues or experience.


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answered 2018-07-25 18:41:27 -0600

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Hello the boundary condition could be internal wall temperature because your base are measured data for one room, put special attention to calibration and then you can make corrections in the config parameters of the envelope

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Thank you for your reply! but I don't have the actual internal wall temperature, should I only model a room, and define several walls as the internal walls? I am not sure if it works.

Westely's avatar Westely  ( 2018-07-26 09:54:51 -0600 )edit

Hello, model the room with their construction material layers, if the walls are interior walls in the building the boundary conditions could be adiabatic or zone, if you have the mean interior temperature of the room could be use for the calibration, greetings

blucu's avatar blucu  ( 2018-07-26 15:29:32 -0600 )edit

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