First steps towards linking semantic 3D city modelling and multi-domain co-simulation for energy modelling at urban scale

Wildl, Edmund (AIT – Austrian Institute of Technology, Center for Energy, Vienna, Austria) ; Agugiaro, Giorgio (AIT – Austrian Institute of Technology, Center for Energy, Vienna, Austria) ; Puerto, Pablo (CREM – Centre de Recherches Energetiques et Municipales, Martigny, Switzerland ; School of Engineering, HES-SO Valais-Wallis, HEI, HES-SO // University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland ; IMT Mines Albi / UMR CNRS 5302, Albi, France)

An important prerequisite for the simulation-based assessment of energy systems at urban scale is the availability of high-quality, well-formatted and semantically structured data. Unfortunately, best practices and state-of-the-art approaches for urban data modelling are hardly applied in the context of energy-related simulations, such that data management and data access often become tedious and cumbersome tasks. This paper presents the so-called Simulation Package, i.e., a data model extending the 3D City Database for CityGML, and its derived data access layer, both aiming to bridge this gap between semantic 3D city modelling and simulation in the context of urban energy systems. The feasibility of this approach is demonstrated with the help of a concrete example, where the proposed extension has been implemented and integrated into a simulation toolchain. The aim is that the availability of a common, shared data model and the proof-of-concept implementation will contribute and foster adoption and further improvement in the future.

Type de conférence:
full paper
Ingénierie et Architecture
Energie et techniques environnementales
Institut Systèmes industriels
Adresse bibliogr.:
Delft, The Netherlands, 1-5 October 2018
Delft, The Netherlands
1-5 October 2018
7 p.
Veröffentlicht in:
ISPRS Annals of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, Volume IV-4, 2018 ISPRS TC IV Mid-term Symposium “3D Spatial Information Science – The Engine of Change”, Delft, The Netherlands, 1–5 October 2018
Numérotation (vol. no.):
2018, IV-4, 99. 227-234
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