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Thermal simulation software outputs: patterns for decision making

Tucker, SS and Bleil De Souza, C (2013) Thermal simulation software outputs: patterns for decision making. In: Proceedings of BS2013 . pp. 394-401. (Building Simulation 2013 (BS2013): 13th International Conference of the International Building Performance Simulation Association, 26th-28th August 2013, Chambery, France).

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This paper describes a structure that enables simulation software developers and building designers to produce thermal simulation results meaningful to design decision making. The structure is based on the development of 'patterns' in which analysis processes are applied to thermal simulation outputs to produce relevant information to inform design actions and decisions. A discussion is made on how the patterns can be developed and examples illustrate the suggested development process and generation of simulation outputs. The patterns are intended to bridge the gap between the needs of the designer for useful design oriented software, and the needs of the software developer for technical information on exactly what is required by the user.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA76 Computer software
T Technology > TH Building construction
Divisions: Art & Design
Publisher: International Building Performance Simulation Association
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Date Deposited: 30 Jul 2015 11:23
Last Modified: 13 Apr 2022 15:13
URI: https://researchonline.ljmu.ac.uk/id/eprint/1754
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