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Model-based control of renewable energy systems in buildings
(American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers Inc., 2006)
The paper describes a research project concerned with the problem of supervisory control of systems which combine a range of heat sources with active and passive thermal storage. The work is based around a prototype building ...
HVAC system configurations: an energy aspect
(HVAC&R Research, 2006)
This paper studies the energy implications of HVAC system configuration by analysing energy balance and psychrometrics of typical and innovative systems. Three criteria have been established: (1) the ability to minimize ...
Reducing the peak-to-average power ratio using turbo coding
Efficient energy management of a large-scale water supply system
(Taylor & Francis, 2006-09-01)
Efficient energy management is important for water companies in order to meet economic and environmental targets. For many water supply systems, increased savings can only be accomplished by taking into account the non-linear ...
A cost-effective knowledge-based reasoning system for design for automation.
(Professional Engineering Publishing, 2006-01-01)
Design for assembly automation (DFAA) is an important part of the concurrent engineering strategy for reduction of product manufacturing costs and lead times. An intelligent knowledge-based system (KBS) for design for ...
The performance and oxidation stability of sustainable metalworking fluid derived from vegetable extracts.
(Professional Engineering Publishing, 2006-08-01)
A novel approach to collaborative product design and development environment.
(Professional Engineering Publishing, 2006-09-01)
Useful daylight illuminances: a replacement for daylight factors
(Energy and Buildings, 2006-07-01)
Energy aspects of HVAC system configurations - problem definition and test cases
(International Journal of Heating, Ventilation, Air-conditioning and Refrigeration Research, 2006-09-01)