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Variable Speed Drive Volumetric Tracking for Airflow Control in Variable Air Volume Systems

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Mingsheng Liu

Energy Systems Laboratory, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Omaha, NE 68182e-mail: mliu2@unl.edu

J. Sol. Energy Eng 125(3), 318-323 (Aug 04, 2003) (6 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1559168 History: Received January 01, 2002; Revised August 01, 2002; Online August 04, 2003
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Airflow control schematic of the VSDVT method
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Airflow schematic of VAV systems
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Simulated outside air intake ratios, building pressure ratios, supply and return fan power ratios
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Potential fan power savings of the VSDVT method

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