[TRNSYS-users] Trnsys 17 to Trnsys 16
eva.zacekova at fel.cvut.cz
eva.zacekova at fel.cvut.cz
Tue Nov 5 09:14:21 PST 2013
thank you for your instructions, they were helpful. I followed them
and I successfully transformed my files.
Thank you once again.
Cituji David BRADLEY <d.bradley at tess-inc.com>:
> Unfortunately converting Type56 back is probably the most
> complicated. I would start by opening the *.b17 in TRNBuild for
> Trnsys17 then make sure that the solar radiation connections are all
> set to "external by another component" (hint: double click on each
> orientation to see the way that it is set). I would then save the
> *.b17 file.
> Next, open a *.bui file in TRNBuild for Trnsys16, then open the
> same file in TRNBuild for Trnsys17. Save a copy of the *.bui each
> time so that you end up with something like:
> these are both text files so you can open them with a text-compare
> tool (like CompareIt - http://www.grigsoft.com/wincmp3.htm). You'll
> quickly see the syntax changes that are required when moving from a
> v16 *.bui to a v17 *.b17. You'll have to manually make those changes
> in reverse to take the *.b17 that you actually care about back down
> to v16.
> the rest of the project is going to be a little easier. Here, I
> would start by opening the *.tpf in Studio v17 and writing the
> *.dck. Then open Studio v16 and select File: Import Trnsys Input
> File and point to the *.dck that you just created. This process does
> its best but is not 100%. Its not that it always fails, its just
> that the *.tpf has a lot more information in it than is written to
> the *.dck (line colors, paths, comments, etc.) These cannot be
> I'm sorry the process is so complicated.
> On 11/2/2013 08:53, eva.zacekova at fel.cvut.cz wrote:
>> thank you for your response.
>> In my simulation, I use only Type56 (building model), Type155 (call
>> to matlab) and Type15 (weather file). The most important for me is
>> to convert the building model (Type56), the others are not so
>> Thank you very much.
>> Cituji David BRADLEY <d.bradley at tess-inc.com>:
>>> The simple answer is that there is not a way to run a Trnsys17
>>> model in Trnsys16. However, as is often true with TRNSYS, there
>>> might be some ways that you could do it anyway. There are a number
>>> of things to consider and I can offer some suggestions if you can
>>> give me some more details about your simulation:
>>> 1. does it use Type56?
>>> 2. are you using any non standard components (such as the TESS
>>> Libs, Transsolar components, or components that you wrote) and if
>>> so, do you know whether they were written using the Trnsys16 or
>>> the Trnsys17 coding standard?
>>> Kind regards,
>>> On 11/1/2013 08:53, eva.zacekova at fel.cvut.cz wrote:
>>>> Dear all,
>>>> some time ago, I used to use Trnsys17 (and created some models in
>>>> it) and now, I would like to open and run those models in
>>>> Trnsys16_1. However, I am still getting some errors trying to
>>>> open the models (originally built in Trnsys17) in Trnsys16_1. Is
>>>> there any way how to avoid the problems (maybe saving them in
>>>> Trn17 version as files compatible with the older Trn16)?
>>>> Thank you for some hints in advance!
>>> David BRADLEY
>>> Thermal Energy Systems Specialists, LLC
>>> 22 North Carroll Street - suite 370
>>> Madison, WI 53703 USA
>>> d.bradley at tess-inc.com
> David BRADLEY
> Thermal Energy Systems Specialists, LLC
> 22 North Carroll Street - suite 370
> Madison, WI 53703 USA
> d.bradley at tess-inc.com
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