SDSU IAC's CogenPro


      This Combined Heat and Power (CHP) simulation and selection software referenced hereafter as CogenProTM  is offered as guidance. San Diego State University, the project sponsor, and all technical sources referenced in the software do not: (a) make any warranty or representation, expressed or implied, with respect to the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of the information contained in CogenProTM  or that the use of any information, apparatus, method or process disclosed in CogenProTM  may not infringe on privately owned right; (b) assume any liabilities with respect to the use of or for damages resulting from the use of, any information, apparatus, method or process disclosed in CogenProTM.  CogenProTM does not reflect official views or policy of the above-mentioned institutions. Mention of trade names or commercial products does not constitute endorsement or recommendation of use.




      High-speed Internet connection - recommended, not required. . 

     Notes on how to use this program:

           To start the program, click on the green button. Use the red button to safely close and exit the program. The program may be running even after closing the browser window. Do not open more than one browser window at a time for the CogenProTM application. 

           If you see only large gray bar below the introduction page, and couldn't get to the password point, your Java Run-time Environment (JRE) may have problems. Please reinstall JRE version 1.4.0 or later.

           If you see a gray box below the "Requirement" page for a long time, then the Java plug-in is missing, or not working properly. If you do not have java plug-in, or if you can run java applets and still have problems, you need to upgrade JRE to version 1.4.0 or later. No special changes are required with your operating system to install JRE, but you may have to upgrade Win2k to SP2 or higher. If the problem persists after installing the correct version of JRE, please contact your system administrator since you may not have permission to run such web based programs on your PC. 

          Your input is appreciated to continually update and improve the program. 



          We are grateful to the US Department of Energy for sponsoring this project



       It is prohibited to sell or distribute the output of CogenProTM  for any commercial use.

Program developers:

Asfaw Beyene, Ph. D Dept of Mechanical Eng, SDSU

Ben Erpelding, Graduate student, Dept of Mechanical Eng, SDSU

Nirmesh Desai, Graduate student, Dept of Computer Science, SDSU


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CogenPro Combined Heat and Power simulation software