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AixLib

AixLib is a Modelica model library for building performance simulations. It is being developed at RWTH Aachen University, E.ON Energy Research Center, Institute for Energy Efficient Buildings and Indoor Climate (EBC) in Aachen, Germany.

This site is used to further develop the library and make it available under the Modelica license 2.0.

As the library is developed at RWTH Aachen University's EBC, the library's name AixLib is derived from the city's French name Aix-la-Chapelle, which the people of Aachen are very fond of and use a lot. With the name AixLib we follow this local tradition.

If you have any questions regarding AixLib, feel free to contact us at aixlib@eonerc.rwth-aachen.de.

License

The model library AixLib is released by RWTH Aachen University, E.ON Energy Research Center, Institute for Energy Efficient Buildings and Indoor Climate under the Modelica License 2.0.

Acknowledgements

Parts of AixLib have been developed within public funded projects and with financial support by BMWi (German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy).

Description

AixLib contains simplified models of HVAC systems as well as low and higher order building models.

Version

The current version 0.5.2 is a pre-release.

How to cite AixLib

We continuously improve AixLib and try to keep the community up-to-date with citable papers:

  • AixLib - An Open-Source Modelica Library within the IEA-EBC Annex 60 Framework. Müller D., Lauster M., Constantin A., Fuchs M., Remmen P.. BauSIM 2016, p.3–9, September 2016. link

How to contribute to the development of AixLib

You are invited to contribute to the development of AixLib. Issues can be reported using this site's Issues section. Furthermore, you are welcome to contribute via Pull Requests. The workflow for changes is described in our Wiki.