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How to couple with E+ after developing a new module so that this module can run in E+?

asked 2020-06-17 05:07:27 -0600

haoran ning gravatar image

updated 2020-06-17 11:25:05 -0600

I developed a new module, modified some source code and added new calculation formulas in the source file.But I'm a new energyplus user and I don’t know what softwares I need to use. How to couple with E+ after developing a new module so that this module can run in E+?

Please help me ,I would be greatly appreciated!!

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answered 2020-06-18 07:11:57 -0600

To compile EnergyPlus see the GitHub page for the development project:

https://github.com/NREL/EnergyPlus

At the bottom is a link to how to build EnergyPlus:

https://github.com/NREL/EnergyPlus/wi...

I would suggest that you make sure you can build EnergyPlus without any modifications before adding the module that you have developed.

You should probably also look at the rest of the wiki related to the project since it contains development information:

https://github.com/NREL/EnergyPlus/wiki

You are a very adventurous new user! Good luck.

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Thank you so much for your reply and advice! I benefited a lot from these links and I'll do my best.

haoran ning gravatar image haoran ning  ( 2020-06-18 09:28:22 -0600 )edit

I'm also using EnergyPlus 8.6.0 source code available on GitHub to generate an executable EP file just like everyone else. After following the steps in wiki page(https://github.com/NREL/EnergyPlus/wi...). when I clicked the generate button.It reminded me that the source directory should contain the CmakeLists.txt files.Where can I get this file? What needs to be included in the source folder? Can you explain it in detail? Please help me! Thank you!

haoran ning gravatar image haoran ning  ( 2020-06-20 22:49:56 -0600 )edit

Did you run CMake?

JasonGlazer gravatar image JasonGlazer  ( 2020-06-23 06:21:35 -0600 )edit

Yeah,I have solved it and generated the project successfully!!Thank you for your help!

haoran ning gravatar image haoran ning  ( 2020-06-27 08:58:34 -0600 )edit

Hi Haoran,

Can you please share your method for developing the new module ?

HoussemYounes gravatar image HoussemYounes  ( 2021-10-14 21:43:14 -0600 )edit

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