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asked 2020-05-24 10:15:30 -0600

Mathias's avatar

updated 2020-05-26 07:19:00 -0600

Hi everyone !

I'm a french student and i work on OpenStudio.

I wanted to created a concrete cube of 1 m3, so i used the OpenStudio's concrete wall. I precised the schedules tab to have 19 °C inside. I deleted all lights, people definitions, or other equipment to have only one concrete cube.

But when I run the simulation this message appears: **FATAL:Errors occurred on processing input file. Preceding condition(s) cause termination.

I watched a lot of topics about this problem but i don't understand anything about the solutions...

Someone can explain me the problem, i think it's very easy but I don't really know the software.

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You can share the error file or maybe the whole OpenStudio model. I can take a look at it.

Ehsank's avatar Ehsank  ( 2020-05-24 23:14:42 -0600 )edit

but i can't share a media because i'm a new user from the platform, so can i send you an E-mail at the adress on your website?

Mathias's avatar Mathias  ( 2020-05-25 05:35:10 -0600 )edit

@Mathias you can either exchange emails or you can upload the ERR (EnergyPlus error file) and OSM (OpenStudio model file) that @Ehsank referenced to Dropbox or a similar online storage tool and share the folder.

Aaron Boranian's avatar Aaron Boranian  ( 2020-05-25 08:34:22 -0600 )edit

@Mathias, you can email me the files, but sharing it on Dropbox or similar cloud storage is a better option because other users could also access the file.

Ehsank's avatar Ehsank  ( 2020-05-25 12:47:04 -0600 )edit

I just edit the main message from above with the error screen and Dropbox link to share you the OpenStudio model.

Mathias's avatar Mathias  ( 2020-05-26 07:21:56 -0600 )edit

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answered 2020-05-26 15:57:35 -0600

updated 2020-05-26 16:20:25 -0600

You should connect your space(s) to the thermal zone (s). Select the 'Spaces' tab, go to 'My Model', open the 'Thermal Zones', and drag & drop the 'cube béton' thermal zone under the 'Thermal Zone' column. I could run the simulation successfully. Also, your hot water loop is not connected to anything else. You should remove that loop as well.

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Thank you for your help, but it doesn't work currently. Can you share me your OpenStudio model on dropbox please ?

Mathias's avatar Mathias  ( 2020-05-27 05:32:15 -0600 )edit You probably need to update your OpenStudio to open the file.

Ehsank's avatar Ehsank  ( 2020-05-27 11:40:06 -0600 )edit

It works! thank you for your help, have a nice day.

Mathias's avatar Mathias  ( 2020-05-28 02:48:50 -0600 )edit

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