Optimal Layout of Pipe Network of District Cooling System in Shanghai EXPO Park
The layout of district cooling pipeline network is a typical combinational optimization problem. Taking the minimum annual total cost of pipeline network as the optimization target, this article applied the single parent genetic algorithm in optimum arrangement of aqueous cooling system pipe network of the First Energy Station in Shanghai Expo Park, which has given a scheme of arrangement with minimum tentative investment and operation cost to provide basis for scheme assessment and decision-making. The study shows that the application can provide not only many optimal arrangements for pipe network which has the same refrigeration station to make basis for scheme assessment and decision-making, but also the basis for choosing the best position of refrigeration station.
Guangfan Li, Yong Huang and Chaohe Chen
X. P. Feng et al., "Optimal Layout of Pipe Network of District Cooling System in Shanghai EXPO Park", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 250-253, pp. 3064-3068, 2011