Object-Oriented Database for Managing Building Modeling Components and Metadata: Preprint

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Building simulation enables users to explore and evaluate multiple building designs. When tools for optimization, parametrics, and uncertainty analysis are combined with analysis engines, the sheer number of discrete simulation datasets makes it difficult to keep track of the inputs. The integrity of the input data is critical to designers, engineers, and researchers for code compliance, validation, and building commissioning long after the simulations are finished. This paper discusses an application that stores inputs needed for building energy modeling in a searchable, indexable, flexible, and scalable database to help address the problem of managing simulation input data.

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Long, N.; Fleming, K. & Brackney, L. December 1, 2011.

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Building simulation enables users to explore and evaluate multiple building designs. When tools for optimization, parametrics, and uncertainty analysis are combined with analysis engines, the sheer number of discrete simulation datasets makes it difficult to keep track of the inputs. The integrity of the input data is critical to designers, engineers, and researchers for code compliance, validation, and building commissioning long after the simulations are finished. This paper discusses an application that stores inputs needed for building energy modeling in a searchable, indexable, flexible, and scalable database to help address the problem of managing simulation input data.

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  • Presented at Building Simulation 2011, 14-16 November 2011, Sydney, Australia

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Long, N.; Fleming, K. & Brackney, L. Object-Oriented Database for Managing Building Modeling Components and Metadata: Preprint, article, December 1, 2011; Golden, Colorado. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc840815/: accessed November 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.