The most effective way of establishing confidence in the ability of a simulation tool to model a particular component or system is to compare the predictions with measured data.
IBPSA 1993 - Adelaide, Australia
International Building Simulation Conference Australia, 1993.
Contains 72 abstracts.
The impact of variations in building parameters and operating conditions on commercial building energy use and load shapes | 1993 | English
Assessments of the applicability of equipment or the benefits of conservation measures within a buildingsector are frequent done using energy simulations of prototypical buildings with average physical and operational characteristics.
LightCAD and lightPAD two new programs for improving the design and application if lighting in buildings | 1993 | English
The Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) has recently released two new programs, LightCAD and LightPAD, to enhance the design and application of lighting in commercial buildings.
Simulation-based performance evaluation as a design decision support strategy: experiences with the "intelligent workplace" | 1993 | English
This paper presents the application of geometric modeling and various performance simulation tools in architectural design, highlighting their respective impact on the design decisions made in the process.
Multiple model software for airflow and thermal building simulation: a case study under tropical humid climate in Réunion Island | 1993 | English
The first purpose of our work has been to allow-as far as heat transfer modes, airflow calculation and meteorological data reconstitution are concerned-the integration of diverse interchangeable physical models in a single software tool for profes
The determination of vapour and liquid transport coefficients as input to combined heat and mass transfer models | 1993 | English
The prediction of the effects of moisture in buildings is now a well established part of the building design process.
As a result of the progression of computing power and the increasing demandsfor detailed thermal performance assessment users are shifting from simplified design tools to comprehensive, dynamic thermal appraisal tools which are able to handle the
This study (*) has been developped in real site on gymnasium situated in the center of FRANCE which was experimented during two years. This building is equipped with two interconnected energy saving systems.
Thermal design tools in Australia a comparative study of TEMPER, CHEETAH, ARCHIPAK and QUICK | 1993 | English
After a brief review of the development of thermal design tools world-wide, those available in Australia are considered and four are selected for validation.
This paper examines the application of simulation tools to daylighting and heating energy use in the context of what questions the designers wish to ask and what answers they seek.
The aim of this paper is to describe the work currently under way at CSTB in the frame of the project 'Intelligent Sitnulation Environments'.
The simulation of temperature and pressure development in the ventilation systems of an offshore oil platform during the initial phase of afire has been carried out using the IDA solver (IDA 1991).
Me design of a fuzzy rule-based controller for the mixing-box of an air-handling unit is used to demonstrate how data obtained by computer simulation can be used to generate the rules.
Modelling and simulation of the thermal bahavior of a dwelling under ALLAN: accès à des logiciels en LAngage naturel or access to software in natural language | 1993 | English
This paper describes the modelling and the experimental validation under ALLAN.TM Simulation software³ of a dwelling subjected to actual indoor and outdoor conditions.
Tales of the unexpected: the use of building performance modelling for regulatory activity in Austrália | 1993 | English
This paper describes a number of issues which building modelling must take into account if it is! to he used as a tool in government policy making and regulatory frameworks.
An overview of the principles used to develop productive interfaces is presented, and afresh approach to the design and use of Simulation Systems is suggested.
The theory of plumes adapted to model air movement in naturally ventilated buildings | 1993 | English
This paper describes ongoing research toward the development of simplified techniques for the prediction of air movement in large, naturally ventilated spaces containing hot and/or cold surfaces.
The conceptual theory and qualitative structure of a model for the evaluation of life safety in building fires is presented The model is based on a hierarchical framework, which is then overlain with an interactive network to represent the inter?r
This paper addresses the development of a prototype system for energy building simulation by coupling commercially available CAD systems for architecture to numerical computational methods.
In this paper we present computational experiments on the efficiency of partitioning of domains on the speed of simulation runs with an object-based solver.