LECTURES: 9:30 a.m.-10:45 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday
Room ECST 1B21/Bechtel Lab
INSTRUCTOR: Moncef Krarti
492-3389 (E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org)
OFFICE HOURS: 3:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday
Tests 15%TEXTBOOK: Class notes and handouts.
Project # 1 & presentation 15 %
Project # 2 & presentation 15 %
Final Project & presentation 25%
Due Date Topic Assignment
Aug 28 Introduction to building energy systems modeling HW# 1
Sep 2 Review of energy modeling techniques
Sep 4 Heat transfer in walls HW# 2
Sep 9 Frequency-domain analysis
Sep 11 Time-domain analysis; Response Factors Technique HW# 3
Sep 16 Weighting Factors HW# 4
Sep 18 Introduction to DOE-2
Sep 23 LOADS: schedules, coordinate systems, and spaces HW# 5
Sep 25 LOADS: infiltration and underground heat gain/loss
Sep 30 LOADS: Windows and daylighting modeling HW# 6
Oct 2 LOADS: Example of a building simulation
Oct 7 Test # 1
Oct 9 Two-dimensional heat transfer in buildings
Oct 14 Review of analytical methods
Oct 16 Introduction of ITPE technique HW# 7
Oct 21 General ITPE procedure
Oct 23 Applications of ITPE technique
Oct 28 Introduction to Numerical analysis HW# 8
Oct 30 Review of HVAC Systems HW# 9
Nov 4 SYSTEMS: secondary systems simulation
Nov 6 SYSTEMS: controls of HVAC systems HW# 10
Nov 11 Parametric Analysis using DOE-2
Nov 13 Project #1 Presentation and Report
Nov 18 Review of Boilers and Chillers
Nov 20 PLANT: boilers and chillers simulation
Nov 25 ECONOMICS: use of utility rates HW# 11
Dec 2 Guest Speaker
Dec 4 Test # 2
Dec 9 Project # 2 Presentation and Report
Dec 13 Final Project Presentation
HW# 1 Solve some differential equations.
HW# 2 Determine temperature variation in walls.
HW# 3 Analyze heat transfer in walls using Frequency-Domain function.
HW# 4 Calculate Response Factors for walls.
HW# 5 Model a residential building using DOE-2 program.
HW# 6 Model a commercial building using LOADS of DOE-2 program.
HW# 7 Solve a 2-D heat conduction problem using an
HW# 8 Solve a 2-D heat conduction problem using
the ITPE technique.
HW# 9 Solve a 2-D heat conduction problem using a
HW# 10 Model the HVAC SYSTEMS of the commercial building
modeled in HW# 5.
HW# 11 Model the PLANT of the commercial building
modeled in HW# 5.
Project # 1 Provide an analytical/numerical solution of a two-dimensional heat transfer problem commonly found in building envelopes.
Project # 2 Model an existing commercial/institutional
The model should be calibrated based on monthly utility bills.
Final Project ``Research Project'' using DOE-2. Examples of topics for this project will be provided in class.