Conference article

EPSILON Modelica Library for Thermal Applications

Laurent Lachassagne
Epsilon Ingånierie, France

Arnaud Colleoni
Epsilon Ingånierie, France

Hervé Feral
Epsilon Ingånierie, France

Nicolas Dolin
Epsilon Ingånierie, France

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Published in: Proceedings of the 11th International Modelica Conference, Versailles, France, September 21-23, 2015

Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings 118:82, s. 769-776

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Published: 2015-09-18

ISBN: 978-91-7685-955-1

ISSN: 1650-3686 (print), 1650-3740 (online)

Abstract

This paper presents the Modelica library built by the French company “Epsilon Ingénierie” in order to provide system models of several technologies for thermal applications. The Epsilon library has its own structure for media definition, allowing simulation of two-phase phenomena in the library models. This library also includes several heat transfer technologies models such as heat exchangers, thermo-electric generators, heat pipes, loop heat pipes, etc… This paper presents two examples of system modeling with the Epsilon library using OpenModelica: a capillary pumped loop and a Fresnel solar plant.

Keywords

Modelica library; heat transfer; systems; medium; two-phase; solar

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