Purdue University Graduate School
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Variable Speed Chilled Water System Modeling & Optimization

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posted on 2020-08-04, 15:40 authored by Neal Louis TrautmanNeal Louis Trautman
The following thesis looks into modeling a chilled water system equipped with variable speed drives on different piece of equipment and optimization of system setpoints to achieve energy savings. The research was done by collecting data from a case-study and developing a system of component models that could be linked to simulate the overall system operation.


Department of Energy

Directorate for Computer & Information Science & Engineering

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Degree Type

  • Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering


  • Mechanical Engineering

Campus location

  • Indianapolis

Advisor/Supervisor/Committee Chair

Ali Razban

Additional Committee Member 2

Jie Chen

Additional Committee Member 3

Eric Adams