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Integrated dynamic modelling and multivariable control of HVAC components

Harish Satyavada, Robert Babuska, Simone Baldi
2016 2016 European Control Conference (ECC)  
While the existing HVAC models consist of only one or a few HVAC components, this work involves the development of a complete HVAC model for one thermal zone.  ...  Also, a novel multivariable control strategy based on PI auto-tuning is proposed by combining the aforementioned model with optimization of the desired (timevarying) equilibria.  ...  Integrated dynamic modelling and multivariable control of HVAC components Harish Satyavada, Robert Babuška and Simone Baldi 1 Abstract-The field of energy efficiency in buildings offers challenging opportunities  ... 
doi:10.1109/ecc.2016.7810448 dblp:conf/eucc/SatyavadaBB16 fatcat:b53opxtqqfd2rlqhyi2l5u4dem


Seyed Mohammad Attaran, Rubiyah Yusof
2015 Jurnal Teknologi  
Current models for control components and the optimization of HVAC system parameters can be linear approximations based on an operating or activation point, or alternatively, highly complex nonlinear estimations  ...  To achieve this objective, we used a system identification toolbox to increase the speed and accuracy of the identification of system dynamics, as was required for simplification and decoupled HVAC systems  ...  Also many thanks to the Research Management Center (RMC) of Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) for providing excellent research environment in which this work was conducted and the scientific research  ... 
doi:10.11113/jt.v76.4108 fatcat:fjutcljjqfhjloyzlbylmpqoeu

HVAC system energy optimization using an adaptive hybrid metaheuristic

Ali Ghahramani, Simin Ahmadi Karvigh, Burcin Becerik-Gerber
2017 Energy and Buildings  
The model-based type of control policies require mathematical models to be built and they use building and HVAC system specifications to generate control rules.  ...  Feldmeier and Paradiso [11] used a Proportional-Integral (PI) controller to adjust HVAC system setpoints, and demonstrated 24% energy savings compared to a baseline HVAC control system in a testbed building  ...  [16] proposed a data-driven optimal control method for an HVAC system, using multivariate thin plate spline approximation for modeling the historical operational data and a basic gradient descend method  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.enbuild.2017.07.053 fatcat:dmtcb7lcxrgnxpl5dyqd23bkm4

An experimental system for advanced heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) control

Michael Anderson, Michael Buehner, Peter Young, Douglas Hittle, Charles Anderson, Jilin Tu, David Hodgson
2007 Energy and Buildings  
The construction and modeling of an experimental system for testing advanced HVAC controllers, is the focus of this article.  ...  A simple HVAC system, intended for controlling the temperature and flow rate of the discharge air, was built using standard components.  ...  The authors would like to thank the National Science Foundation for providing funding for this project under awards CMS-9804757, CMS-9732986, and ECS-0245291.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.enbuild.2006.05.003 fatcat:pagpoonsp5c2zk2fd3ftfc3gm4

An Integrated Approach to Adaptive Control and Supervisory Optimisation of HVAC Control Systems for Demand Response Applications

Akinkunmi Adegbenro, Michael Short, Claudio Angione
2021 Energies  
HVAC dynamics to design a demand response schema.  ...  The tracking controller provides HVAC model information to the outer loop for calibration purposes.  ...  Acknowledgments: Some preliminary test results of the local adaptive controller as described in Section 2.2 of this article deployed on an HVAC test system were presented at the International Conference  ... 
doi:10.3390/en14082078 fatcat:ky735q2gbbd65h4fsify27yrhy

Modeling, analysis, and optimization of Electric Vehicle HVAC systems

Mohammad Abdullah Al Faruque, Korosh Vatanparvar
2016 2016 21st Asia and South Pacific Design Automation Conference (ASP-DAC)  
Therefore, modeling and analyzing the HVAC system and its thermodynamic behavior may benefit the control designers to integrate the HVAC control and optimization into Battery Management Systems (BMS) for  ...  In this paper, the EV architecture, HVAC system dynamic behavior, and battery characteristics are explained and modeled.  ...  An EV climate controller may require sophisticated modeling and estimation of the physical dynamic behavior of the HVAC subsystem and other subsystems that might influence or get influenced by the HVAC  ... 
doi:10.1109/aspdac.2016.7428048 dblp:conf/aspdac/FaruqueV16 fatcat:q2ix7ucin5dgnfjrbknrvyfgqy

EnergyPlus-Towards the Selection of Right Simulation Tool for Building Energy and Power Systems Research

Syed Ali Muslim, University of Calgary, Canada
2021 Journal of energy and power technology  
This article offers the summary of detailed literature review on the state of the art of simulation tools for building energy and power system research.  ...  A comparative review of different energy simulation tools is presented, along with the summary of their strengths and weaknesses.  ...  for reporting visual comfort and driving lighting controlsComponent-based HVAC that supports both standard and novel system configurations • Advanced HVAC and lighting control strategies and an extensible  ... 
doi:10.21926/jept.2103034 fatcat:ww4sd7pzojcvpgzphh4cz3miam

Temperature controller optimization by computational intelligence

Zarko Cojbasic, Milan Ristanovic, Nemanja Markovic, Stefan Tesanovic
2016 Thermal Science  
Controller development and optimization has been based on developed and extensively tested mathematical and simulation model of the observed object.  ...  , which is of significant importance since interrelation of all control system parameters has important influence on the stability and performance of the system as a whole.  ...  Acknowledgment This research has been supported by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development of Republic of Serbia under the projects TR 33047 and TR 35016.  ... 
doi:10.2298/tsci16s5541c fatcat:f76eokiyljhhllu2a7npmzjcim

Fuzzy-based Temperature and Humidity Control for HV AC of Electric Vehicle

B.S.K.K. Ibrahim, M.A.N. Aziah, S. Ahmad, R. Akmeliawati, H.M.I. Nizam, A.G.A. Muthalif, S.F. Toha, M.K. Hassan
2012 Procedia Engineering  
Since most HVAC systems are complex with nonlinearity, distributed parameters, and multivariable therefore many classical controls do not necessarily yield a satisfactory control performance.  ...  This paper presents the development of temperature and humidity control strategy for HVAC based on Fuzzy Logic Control (FLC).  ...  The authors also would like to express appreciation to Advanced Engineering and Innovation Centre (AEIC), IIUM for the assistance and support given.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.proeng.2012.07.261 fatcat:fkyl4fxpjngopbdiaweibvavqq

A Dynamic Programming Approach for Thermal Comfort Control in Electric Vehicles

A. Lahlou, F. Ossart, E. Boudard, F. Roy, M. Bakhouya
2018 2018 IEEE Vehicle Power and Propulsion Conference (VPPC)  
The HVAC system represents the main auxiliary load in electric vehicles (EVs) and requires efficient control approaches that balance energy saving and thermal comfort.  ...  In this paper, dynamic programing is applied to develop an HVAC system supervisor that optimizes the thermal comfort on a given journey, for given climatic conditions and energy available.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS This work is supported by PSA Groupe, the French ANRT and the Morrocan CNRST, under the joint France-Morocco CIFRE program, and is performed under the collaborative framework OpenLab "PSA  ... 
doi:10.1109/vppc.2018.8604983 fatcat:55e2vsx2hvednl3jg4veiyt4na


Volodymyr Vasylovych Prokopenko, Oleh Oleksandrovych Zakladnyi, Vlas Vasylovych Dielov, Paras Khadka
2018 POWER ENGINEERING economics technique ecology  
In this work elaborated model of heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) system, carry out simulation of different modes of operating, assessment and optimization of consumption electric and heat  ...  Also it will be found new strategies to achieve optimal regulation for such system, which allow to confirm the best decision depending on multivariable changing dynamic model..  ...  By using the monitored data, mathematical models for the set-up components are developed and implemented in a transient simulation of the integrated system operating in various conditions.  ... 
doi:10.20535/1813-5420.1.2018.133036 fatcat:yghqi7zysrek3ahuovwa34uc2q

Dynamic model of an HVAC system for control analysis

Bourhan Tashtoush, M. Molhim, M. Al-Rousan
2005 Energy  
The dynamic model can be especially useful for control strategies that require knowledge of the dynamic characteristics of HVAC systems. q  ...  This paper describes a procedure for deriving a dynamic model of an HVAC system that consists of a zone, heating coil, cooling and dehumidifying coil, humidifier, ductwork, fan, and mixing box.  ...  The complexity of an HVAC system with distributed parameters, interactions, and multivariable makes it extremely difficult to obtain an exact mathematical model to improve control quality.  ... 
doi:10.1016/ fatcat:ngzc22t7ifb2lkyzjljeclcp24

A review of building climate and plant controls, and a survey of industry perspectives

Mohammad Royapoor, Anu Antony, Tony Roskilly
2018 Energy and Buildings  
A historic and current perspective is offered of building climate and plant control techniques while also reporting the results of a survey that reveals more conventional control methods to still be preferred  ...  Survey participants state that at and beyond building level, control and integration require software-intensive solutions to enable online data analytics, system and occupant feedback, diagnostics, renewable  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to thank Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) for their financial support which enabled the undertaking of this work (EPSRC grant reference  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.enbuild.2017.10.022 fatcat:kuoehnrqn5alrfpwvsgz2xkl5q

Development of whole-building energy performance models as benchmarks for retrofit projects

Omer Tugrul Karaguzel, Khee Poh Lam
2011 Proceedings of the 2011 Winter Simulation Conference (WSC)  
Furthermore, a common retrofit design question is the prioritization of choices for replacement of building components and systems yielding optimal energy performance for a given budget.  ...  Statistical regression-based models and computational performance models are being used for retrofit projects in industry but these require existing utility data for calibration and validation.  ...  DOE Innovation Hub) project under Task 2 (Design Tools -Modeling).  ... 
doi:10.1109/wsc.2011.6147810 dblp:conf/wsc/KaraguzelL11 fatcat:dwtgnfcakzcttnwjvuvohf5qsi

Theory and applications of HVAC control systems – A review of model predictive control (MPC)

Abdul Afram, Farrokh Janabi-Sharifi
2014 Building and Environment  
This work presents a literature review of control methods, with an emphasis on the theory and applications of model predictive control (MPC) for heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems  ...  Several control methods used for HVAC control are identified from the literature review, and a brief survey of each method is presented.  ...  Acknowledgments This research was financially supported by Ryerson Center for Urban Energy (CUE), Toronto Hydro and Mitacs-Accelerate Program.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.buildenv.2013.11.016 fatcat:ifl52bbfbzbkfpn35fv7ffgjw4
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