PUtility Psychrometric

The name of software is "PUtility Psychrometric". It is utility software which calculates moist air state and draws a psychrometric chart. Users can plot their data on the chart by giving the value of dry-bulb temperature and absolute humidity through a CSV formatted file. PUtility Psychrometric can give a graphic representation of comfortable air state with drawing region. Which PMV takes a specific value. Diagrams can be exported to vector image files (EMF). "PUtility Psychrometric" is released under GPL, and all the source codes can be freely downloaded from the Web site. Screen Shots

Keywords

Moist air, Psychrometric chart, GPL, Free source

Validation/Testing

Calculation result of PMV and PPD are verified with the BASIC code given in ISO 7730. Calculation result of moist air properties are compared to value calculated by HVACSIM.

Expertise Required

Basic knowledge about moist air properties.

Users

About 40 copies downloaded since March 2008.

Audience

Engineers, consulting corporations, or university students.

Input

Graphical user interface is provided.

Output

Export EMF formatted image of psychrometric chart and export psychrometric table to CSV formatted file.

Computer Platform

Windows; .NET Framework 2.0 is required to run software.

Programming Language

C#

Strengths

Since it is released under GPL license, users can freely change the software or use pieces of it in new free programs.

Weaknesses

Short release, may still be some bugs.

Contact

Company:

Waseda University

Address:

3-4-1 Shinjuku-ku
Tokyo
Japan

E-mail:

e.togashi@gmail.com

Website:

http://gf.hvacsimulator.net

Availability

Latest version and source code can be downloaded from Web site. Latest version and source code can be downloaded from Web site. http://gf.hvacsimulator.net/gf/project/popoloutility/frs/