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Timestep temperature data for individual wall layers

asked 2020-05-29 02:31:35 -0600

hnagda's avatar

updated 2020-05-29 02:34:46 -0600

Is there a way to get timeseries temperature data for each individual layer of the envelope object like wall or roof. For example, if I have a BuildingSurface:Detailed object named South_wall which is assigned a Construction object Exterior_wall made up of different Material objects as mentioned below, then is it possible to get hourly temperature data for the inside and outside surfaces of each individual layers of the Construction object for each BuildingSurface:Detailed object

Exterior Wall,

I know we can get the temperature data for the inside and outside surfaces of the BuildingSurface:Detailed object using the Surface Inside/Outside Face Temperature output variable. But this does not provide data for individual layers.

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@hnagda does this post answer your question? Since you're not using PCM, you would only need to apply the conduction finite difference heat balance method and not worry about phase change materials.

Aaron Boranian's avatar Aaron Boranian  ( 2020-05-29 09:32:25 -0600 )edit

Thanks @aaron. The Conduction Finite Difference algorithm solved my problem.

hnagda's avatar hnagda  ( 2020-06-10 13:02:00 -0600 )edit

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answered 2020-06-07 04:16:09 -0600

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If you use the Conduction Finite Difference (CondFD) algorithm, you may get the temperature of each node and there must be a node that is placed in between layers of a different material. Refer to this.

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