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The study on optimal operation of compound heat-pump system
Author(s): Kwan-Woo Shin; Ilhyun Kim; Yong-Tae Kim
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Paper Abstract

Heat-pump system has a special feature that provides heating operation in winter season and cooling operation in summer season with a single system. It also has a merit that absorbs and makes use of wastewater heat, terrestrial heat, and heat energy from the air. Because heat-pump system uses midnight electric power, it decreases power peak load and is very economical as a result. By using the property that energy source is converted to low temperature when losing the heat, high temperature energy source is used to provide heating water and low temperature energy source is used to provide cooling water simultaneously in summer season. This study made up a heat-pump system with 4 air heat sources and a water heat source and implemented the optimal operation algorithm that works with numbers of heat pumps to operate them efficiently. With the heat-pump system, we applied it to cooling and heating operation in summer season and in winter season operation mode in a real building.

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 January 2008
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 6794, ICMIT 2007: Mechatronics, MEMS, and Smart Materials, 67940N (9 January 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.784234
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Kwan-Woo Shin, Kongju Univ. (South Korea)
Ilhyun Kim, Kongju Univ. (South Korea)
Yong-Tae Kim, Kongju Univ. (South Korea)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6794:
ICMIT 2007: Mechatronics, MEMS, and Smart Materials

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