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Title: Heat load factor for geothermal district heating system design
Authors: Yıldırım, Nurdan
Gökçen, Gülden
Keywords: geothermal district heating systems
heat load factor
Izmir Institute of Technology
Publisher: National Technical University of Athens
Abstract: Design of heating systems using conventional fuels is based on peak load which is calculated according to the coldest outdoor design temperature. But in geothermal district heating system design it is common practice to use a heat load factor between 0.6-0.7 since the resource is continues, cheap and system can be run for 24 hours a day. Heat load factor can be defined as a ratio of actual heat load to design heat load of the system. In this study, a geothermal district heating system is designed for Izmir Institute of Technology Campus, Izmir, Turkey and simulated for a heat load factor range of 0.5-1. For the Campus case, the heat load factor is determined as 0.53-0.0.67 based on indoor air temperature and operational cost.
Description: 19th International Conference on Efficiency, Cost, Optimization, Simulation and Environmental Impact of Energy Systems (ECOS 2006)
ISBN: 978-960-87584-2-1
Appears in Collections:Scopus İndeksli Yayınlar Koleksiyonu / Scopus Indexed Publications Collection
WoS İndeksli Yayınlar Koleksiyonu / WoS Indexed Publications Collection

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