Optimization method for minimising annual energy, peak energy demand, and annual energy cost ...


Presents a calculation method for optimal dynamic control utilising the thermal effect to minimise specific objective functions, namely 1) annual energy consumption, 2) annual peak energy demand through a year, and 3) annual energy cost.  Dynamic programming was used as an optimisation algorithm for the first two objective functions.  The last was dealt with as a multi-objective optimisation composed of two criteria (annual energy consumption and peak energy demand).  Also presents new calculation procedures intended to reduce computational efforts.

Primary Author(s): Nagai T

Source: ASHRAE Trans., 2002, vol.108, part 1, paper number 4496, 43-53, 9 figs.,3 tabs., refs

             BSRIA Abstract Doc 000103922 Abs 20022353

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