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Simulation procedure

This is a short description of a simulation procedure.

For detailed information to the several steps follow the links.


The elements in the navigation tree lead you step by step through all necessary inputs.


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Project

Start with the definition of the general project information.

Procedure Project.jpg




Files / Measured data

If additional data or files are needed for the calculation, load it into the programm.

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Case

Remark all alterations and characteristics of the current case variation and define the simulation period.

Procedure Case.jpg




Climate

Select the boundary conditions. This can be either a climate from the WUFIplus database or user defined. Additional optional climates can be defined (e.g. ground, attached zones).

Procedure Climate.jpg




Building

Model the simulation building.

For plain geometries use the 'building wizard' to generate the simulation envelope. For more complex geometries use the '3D editor'.

Procedure Building.jpg




Heated Zones

Create the several heated zones within the simulation envelope.

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Zone

Make the stettings for the several zones.

Procedure Zone.jpg




Visualized Components

Allocate the components to the respective zone.

Define and asign the assemblies.

Set the parameters for surface, initial conditions and numerics.

Procedure Component.jpg




Inner Loads

The occuring inner loads by machines or occupants can be defined in profiles by the hour.

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Design Conditions

The design conditions for the zone are defined by the hour as well.

These values are setpoints for the HVAC system.

Procedure DesignConditions.jpg




Other Parameters

To start the calculation the initial conditions have to be defined.

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HVAC

Constitute the capability of the projected HVAC system.

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Calculation

Is the button red follow the path below to the missing or wrong input.

A doubleklick on the given path leads automatically to the missing or wrong iput.


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The completeness of the inputs is shown in the state bar with the green button.

The caluculation can be started. It can be interrupted and then continued. With chosing a special component the current results of this component can be observed. A higher calculation speed "Maximum speed" is possible by hiding the current results.


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Results

Results

After a successful caluculation the results are available in different ways.

The results are summarized in a report which's scope can be defined by the user

The results are diagrammed in graphs.

The results can be exported to Ecxel or to file as calculated courses or graph curves.

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