Optimization of heat pump using fuzzy logic and genetic algorithm


Heat pumps offer economical alternatives of recovering heat from different sources for use in various industrial, commercial and residential applications. In this study, single-stage air-source vapor compression heat pump system has been optimized using genetic algorithm (GA) and fuzzy logic (FL). The necessary thermodynamic properties for optimization were calculated by FL. Thermodynamic properties obtained with FL were compared with actual results. Then, the optimum working conditions of heat pump system were determined by the GA.

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Şahin, A.Ş., Kılıç, B. & Kılıç, U. Optimization of heat pump using fuzzy logic and genetic algorithm. Heat Mass Transfer 47, 1553 (2011). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00231-011-0818-4

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  • Heat Pump
  • Heat Pump System
  • Optimum Design Parameter
  • Average Absolute Relative Error
  • Optimum Working Condition