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Automated Fault Detection and Diagnostics for Vapor Compression Cooling Equipment

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James E. Braun

Ray W. Herrick Laboratories, School of Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University, W. Lafayette, IN 47907e-mail: jbraun@ecn.purdue.edu

J. Sol. Energy Eng 125(3), 266-274 (Aug 04, 2003) (9 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1591001 History: Received December 01, 2002; Revised March 01, 2003; Online August 04, 2003
Copyright © 2003 by ASME
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Vision for a fully automated FDD system
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Diagnostics for Vapor Compression Cooling Equipment
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One-dimensional example of the fault detection classifier
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Effect of faults on thermodynamic states
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Fault Diagnostic Classifier (Two-Dimensional Example)

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