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41. Evolutionary Computation Approach to Heat Exchanger Design
Topic: High Performance Buildings
Published: 6/26/2010
Authors: David A Yashar, Janusz Wojusiak, Kenneth Kaufman, Piotr A Domanski
Abstract: The efficiency of a vapor compression system is strongly influenced by the performance of the finned-tube heat exchangers it employs. Heat exchanger performance is strongly influenced by the refrigerant circuitry, i.e., the connection sequence of th ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=904661

42. Evaporator Optimization for Non-Uniform Air Distribution
Topic: High Performance Buildings
Published: 6/13/2010
Authors: Piotr A Domanski, David A Yashar, Sunil Lee
Abstract: This study demonstrates the performance improvements that can be achieved by accounting for the in-situ air flow distribution during the design phase of a heat exchanger. The heat exchanger used in this study was a two-slab, A-shaped finned-tube eva ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=904721

43. Feasibility of an Accurate Dynamic Standard for Water Flow
Topic: High Performance Buildings
Published: 6/1/2010
Authors: Iosif I Shinder, Michael R Moldover
Abstract: We used NIST's primary water flow standard to study the feasibility of accurately determining mass flow rates {I}m{/I}^ddot^ of water "dynamically," that is from the time derivative of the weight {I}W{/I} of the collection tank: {I}m{/I ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=832344

44. Development of the Reference Model for a Residential Heat Pump System for Cooling Mode Fault Detection and Diagnosis
Topic: High Performance Buildings
Published: 4/2/2010
Authors: M Kim, Seok H. Yoon, Piotr A Domanski, William V Payne
Abstract: Development of a reference model to predict the value of system parameters during fault free operation is a basic step for fault detection and diagnosis (FDD). In order to develop an accurate and effective reference model of a heat pump system, expe ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=861053

45. Measurement Science Roadmap for Net-Zero Energy Buildings
Series: Technical Note (NIST TN)
Report Number: 1660
Topic: High Performance Buildings
Published: 3/18/2010
Authors: Joan Pellegrino, Arthur Hunter Fanney, Andrew Keith Persily, Piotr A Domanski, William M Healy, Steven T Bushby
Abstract: Buildings account for nearly a third of the world s energy use today, and this share is expected to rise along with population growth and levels of prosperity. In the United States, residential and commercial buildings consume about 40% of primary en ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=905024

46. Uncertainty Analysis of Thermal Transmission Properties Determined by ASTM C 177
Topic: High Performance Buildings
Published: 3/1/2010
Author: Robert R Zarr
Abstract: An uncertainty analysis for steady-state thermal transmission properties determined by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) 1016 mm Guarded-Hot-Plate apparatus is presented for fibrous-glass blanket and expanded polystyrene board ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=901766

47. Effect of Diamond Nanolubricant on R134A Pool Boiling Heat Transfer
Topic: High Performance Buildings
Published: 12/15/2009
Author: Mark A Kedzierski
Abstract: This paper quantifies the influence of diamond nanoparticles on the pool boiling performance of R134a/polyolester mixtures on a roughened, horizontal, flat surface. Nanofluids are liquids that contain dispersed nano-size particles. A lubricant base ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=905036

48. International Research on Cost-Effective Building Commissioning
Topic: High Performance Buildings
Published: 12/1/2009
Authors: Natascha Sylvia Milesi-Ferretti, Daniel Choiniere
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=903739

49. Ontology Development For Low-Energy Building Embedded Commissioning
Topic: High Performance Buildings
Published: 11/17/2009
Authors: Kwang Jun Lee, Omer Akin, Burcu Akinci, James Garrett, Steven T Bushby
Abstract: This paper presents the results of initial work in developing an ontology for improving information exchange and automation in building system commissioning practices. In our previous research dealing with the derivation of product models from buildi ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=903791

50. A Benchmark Study on the Thermal Conductivity of Nanofluids
Topic: High Performance Buildings
Published: 11/13/2009
Authors: Jacopo Buongiorno, David Venerus, Naveen Prabhat, Thomas McKrell, Jessica Townsend, Rebecca Christianson, Yuriy Tolmachev, Pawel Keblinski, Lin-wen Hu, Jorge Alvarado, In Cheol Bang, Sandra Bishnoi, Marco Bonetti, Frank Botz, Anselmo Cecre, Yun Chang, Gang Chen, Haisheng Chen, Sung Jae Chung, Minking Chyu, Sarit Das, Roberto Di Paola, Yulong Ding, F. Dubois, Grzegorz Dzido, Jacob Eapen, Werner Escher, Denis Funfschilling, Quentin Galand, Jinwei Gao, Patricia Gharagozloo, Kenneth Goodson, Jorge Gustova Jin, Haiping Hong, Mark Horton, Carlo Iorio, Andrzej Jarzebski, Yiran Jiang, L.W. Jin, Stephan Kabelac, Aravind Kamath, Mark A Kedzierski, Chongyoup Kim, Ji Hyun Kim, Sukwon Kim, Lim Geok Kieng, K Leong, Indranil Manna, Bruno Michel, Rui Ni, Hrishikesh Patel, John Philip, Dimos Poulikakos, Cecile Reynaud, Raffaele Savino, Pawan Singh, Pengxiang Song, T. Sundararajan, Elena Timofeeva, Todd Tritcak, A.N. Turanov, Stefan Van Vaerenbergh, Dongsheng Wen, Sanjeeva Witharana, Charles Chun Yang, W.-H. Yeh, Xiao-Zheng Zhao, Sheng-Qi Zhou
Abstract: This article reports on the International Nanofluid Property Benchmark Exercise (INPBE) in which the thermal conductivity of identical samples of colloidal dispersions of nanoparticles, or nanofluids , was measured by over 30 organizations worldwi ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=902860



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