Documentation

There are different kind of information and documentation about the BuildingSystems library.

GitHub

A lot of detailed information you can find on the GitHub pages of the BuildingSystems library

User guide

The User guide illustrates the application of the BuildingSystems library with different simulation scenarios.

Model development

If you are interested in the development of new models for the BuildingSystems library please take a look at the Wiki and read the model development guidelines.

Publications related to the BuildingSystems library

  • Nytsch-Geusen, Christoph; Huber, Jörg; Ljubijankic, Manuel; Rädler, Jörg (2012): Modelica BuildingSystems - Eine Modellbibliothek zur Simulation komplexer energietechnischer Gebäudesysteme. BAUSIM 2012 IBPSA Germany, 26.-28. September. Conference Proceedings. Berlin.
  • Ljubijankic, Manuel; Nytsch-Geusen, Christoph (2012): 3D/1D Co-Simulation von Raumluftströmungen und einer Luftheizung am Beispiel eines Thermischen Modellhauses. BAUSIM 2012, 26.-28. September. Conference Proceedings. Berlin.
  • Banhardt, Christoph; Nytsch-Geusen, Christoph (2013): Simulation Based Design of a Test Rig for Developing Solar Cooling Concepts for the MENA Region. Building Simulation Cairo 2013 IBPSA Egypt, 23.-24. Juni. Conference Proceedings. Cairo.
  • Nytsch-Geusen, Christoph; Huber, Jörg; Nie, Yue (2013): Simulation-based design of PV cooling systems for residential buildings in hot and dry climates. Building Simulation 2013 IBPSA World, 26.-28. August. Conference Proceedings. Aix-les-Bains.
  • Inderfurth, Alexander;Tugores, Carles R.; Nytsch-Geusen, Christoph (2014): Modellierung des thermischen Energiebedarfes von Stadtquartieren für saisonale Energiespeicher. BAUSIM 2014 IBPSA Germany, 22.-24. September. Conference Proceedings. Aachen.
  • Nytsch-Geusen, Christoph; Mucha, Katharina; Inderfurth, Alexander; Rädler Jörg (2014): Entwicklung eines räumlich und physikalisch adaptiven energetischen Gebäudemodells in Modelica. BAUSIM 2014 IBPSA Germany, 22.-24. September. Conference Proceedings. Aachen.
  • Mucha, Katharina; Nytsch-Geusen, Christoph; Streuling, Christoph (2014). Ein simulationsbasierter Ansatz zur Analyse von Hitzestressereignissen in Innenräumen). BAUSIM 2014 IBPSA Germany, 22.-24. September. Conference Proceedings. Aachen.
  • Ribas Tugores, Carles;Francke,Henning; Cudok Falk; Inderfurth, Alexander; Kranz, Stefan; Nytsch-Geusen, Christoph (2015). Coupled modeling of a district heating system with aquifer thermal storage and absorption heat transformer. Conference Proceedings Modelica Conference 2015, 21.-23. September 2015, Versailles.
  • Thorade, Matthis; Rädler, Jörg; Remmen, Peter; Maile, Tobias; Wimmer, Reinhard; Cao, Jun; Lauster, Moritz; Nytsch-Geusen, Christoph; Müller, Dirk; van Treeck, Christoph (2015). An open framework for generating Modelica code from Building Information Models. Conference Proceedings Modelica Conference 2015, 21.-23. September 2015, Versailles.
  • Nytsch-Geusen, Christoph; Kaul, Werner (2015). Generation of dynamic energetic district models from statistical relationships. Conference Proceedings Building Simulation Conference 2015, 7.-9.12.2015, Hyderabad.
  • Mucha, Katharina; Nytsch-Geusen, Christoph; Wölki, Daniel; van Treeck, Christoph (2015). A zonal room model in combined simulation with a physiological human response model to quantify indoor heat stress risks. Conference Proceedings Building Simulation Conference 2015, 7.-9.12.2015, Hyderabad.
  • Inderfurth, Alexander; Nytsch-Geusen, Christoph; Tugores, Carles (2015). Parameter identification for low-order building models using optimization strategies. Conference Proceedings Building Simulation Conference 2015, 7.-9.12.2015, Hyderabad.
  • Möckel, Jens; Mehlhase, Alexandra; Nytsch-Geusen, Christoph (2015). Exploiting variable-structure models in the context of building simulations within Modelica. Conference Proceedings Building Simulation Conference 2015, 7.-9.12.2015, Hyderabad.
  • Remmen, Peter; Cao, Jun; Frisch Jerome; Lauster, Moritz; Maile, Tobias; O'Donnell, James; Rädler, Jörg; Streblow, Rita; Thorade, Matthis; Wimmer, Reinhard; Müller, Dirk; Nytsch-Geusen, Christoph; van Treeck, Christoph (2015). Open framework for integrated BIM-bases building performance simulation using. Conference Proceedings Building Simulation Conference 2015, 7.-9.12.2015, Hyderabad.
  • Banhardt, Christoph; Nytsch-Geusen, Christoph (2015). Analysis of electrical peak load reduction by solar electric powered room air cooling for apartment housings in the MENA-region. Conference Proceedings Building Simulation Conference 2015, 7.-9.12.2015, Hyderabad.
  • Wetter, Michael; Fuchs, Marcus; Grozman, Pavel; Helsen, Lieve; Jorissen, Filip; Lauster, Moritz; Müller, Dirk; Nytsch-Geusen, Christoph; Picard, Damien; Sahlin, Per; Thorade, Matthis (2015). IEA EBC Annex 60 Modelica library - An international collaboration to develop a free open-source model library for buildings and community energy systems. Conference Proceedings Building Simulation Conference 2015, 7.-9.12.2015, Hyderabad.
  • Nytsch-Geusen, Christoph; Banhardt, Christoph; Inderfurth. Alexander; Mucha, Katharina; Möckel, Jens; Rädler, Jörg; Thorade, Matthis; Tugores, Carles (2016). BuildingSystems – Eine modular hierarchische Modell-Bibliothek zur energetischen Gebäude- und Anlagensimulation. BAUSIM 2016 IBPSA Germany, 14.-16. September. Conference Proceedings. Dresden.
  • Bazjanac, Vladimir; Maile, Tobias; Nytsch-Geusen, Christoph (2016). Generation of building geometry for energy performance simulation using Modelica. BAUSIM 2016 IBPSA Germany, 14.-16. September. Conference Proceedings. Dresden.
  • Möckel, Jens; Nytsch-Geusen, Christoph (2016). Erweiterung von Modellen zur Anwendung strukturvariabler Simulation in Modelica. BAUSIM 2016 IBPSA Germany, 14.-16. September. Conference Proceedings. Dresden.
  • Lee, Felix; Nytsch-Geusen, Christoph (2016). Analysis of cooling and heating energy provided by a green roof system with integrated air ducts for mid-latitude cities. BAUSIM 2016 IBPSA Germany, 14.-16. September. Conference Proceedings. Dresden.
  • Nytsch-Geusen, Christoph; Ayubi, Thaeba; Möckel, Jens Möckel; Rädler, Jörg, Thorade, Matthis (2017). BuildingSystems_VR – A new approach for immersive and interactive building energy simulation. Paper accepted for Building Simulation Conference 2017, 7.-9. August, San Francisco.