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## Model-based hierarchical optimal control design for HVAC systems

Venue: | in Proc. 2011 ASME Dynam. Syst |

Citations: | 12 - 10 self |

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Citation Context ... time in transient heat transfer or heat storage. Just as an electrical resistance is associated with the conduction of electricity, a thermal resistance may be associated with the conduction of heat =-=[9]-=-. Defining resistance as the ratio of a driving potential to the corresponding transfer rate, the thermal resistance for con2 Copyright © 2011 by ASMEduction in a plane wall is R ′ Ts,1−Ts,2 cond = Q... |

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Linear Optimal Control,
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Citation Context ...+ B T P(k)B] −1 B T b(k) 6 Copyright © 2011 by ASMEwith the final values P(N) = C T SC and b(N) = −C T Sy d (N). Note that K(k) can be regarded as the feedback gain and F(k) is the feed forward gain =-=[1]-=-. The existence of a closed-form solution for the tracking LQR problem eliminates the need to solve a large constrained optimization problem at each time step. In fact, there is no need to recalculate... |

67 | Energy Efficient Building Climate Control using Stochastic Model Predictive Control and Weather Predictions,” in
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Citation Context ...sed a nonlinear model of the overall cooling system including the chillers, the cooling towers and the thermal storage tank, and have developed an MPC scheme for minimizing the energy consumption. In =-=[14]-=- and [7], the authors use a model of the building which is bilinear between inputs, states and weather parameters. The approach that they take is a form of Sequential Quadratic Programming (SQP) for s... |

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Model predictive control for the operation of building cooling systems.
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Citation Context ...ure the interaction between physically connected spaces in the building, occupancy schedules, and state and input constraints. A variety of related work can be found in the literature. The authors of =-=[11]-=- have proposed a nonlinear model of the overall cooling system including the chillers, the cooling towers and the thermal storage tank, and have developed an MPC scheme for minimizing the energy consu... |

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Real-time predictive optimal control of active and passive building632
- Krarti, Henze
- 2005
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Citation Context ...a building thermal model based on an RC1 Copyright © 2011 by ASMEnetwork, with a large number of coupled linear differential equations and reduce the order of the model via aggregation of states. In =-=[8]-=-, the authors investigated the potential of building thermal storage inventory, in particular the combined utilization of active and passive inventory, for the reduction of electrical utility cost usi... |

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Nonlinear control of a heating, ventilating and air conditioning system with thermal load estimation,"
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Citation Context ...on-linear model to describe a building, considering conduction heat fluxes, envelope thermal capacity, lighting and people loads, infiltration, fenestration and thermal inertia of heating systems. In =-=[2]-=-, the authors presented a nonlinear disturbance rejection state feedback controller for an HVAC system. The contribution of this paper is twofold. First, we propose a model-based approach to the desig... |

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Building thermal model reduction via aggregation of states.” American Control Conference.
- Deng, Barooah, et al.
- 2010
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Citation Context ...on available methods for wall thermal analysis. In [3] the authors presented a simplified building zone model based on an RC electrical network which is directly coupled to a complete HVAC system. In =-=[4]-=-, the authors proposed a building thermal model based on an RC1 Copyright © 2011 by ASMEnetwork, with a large number of coupled linear differential equations and reduce the order of the model via agg... |

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Use of Weather and Occupancy Forecasts for optimal building climate control, two years progress report.
- Gyalistras, Gwerder
- 2009
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Citation Context ...linear model of the overall cooling system including the chillers, the cooling towers and the thermal storage tank, and have developed an MPC scheme for minimizing the energy consumption. In [14] and =-=[7]-=-, the authors use a model of the building which is bilinear between inputs, states and weather parameters. The approach that they take is a form of Sequential Quadratic Programming (SQP) for solving n... |

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Predictive control for integrated room automation
- Gwerder, Toedtli
- 2005
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Citation Context ...uilding thermal storage inventory, in particular the combined utilization of active and passive inventory, for the reduction of electrical utility cost using common time-of-use rate differentials. In =-=[6]-=-, the authors proposed a simple model where the model inputs are divided into manipulated variables and disturbance inputs. In [13], the authors elaborated a dynamic multinodal lumped-capacitance non-... |

9 | Building thermal performance analysis by using MATLAB/SIMULINK
- Mendes, Oliveira, et al.
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Citation Context ...ectrical utility cost using common time-of-use rate differentials. In [6], the authors proposed a simple model where the model inputs are divided into manipulated variables and disturbance inputs. In =-=[13]-=-, the authors elaborated a dynamic multinodal lumped-capacitance non-linear model to describe a building, considering conduction heat fluxes, envelope thermal capacity, lighting and people loads, infi... |

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Modular modelling of thermal building behaviour using Modelica
- Felgner, Merz, et al.
- 2006
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Citation Context ...gs that can be effectively used in control design. The model is for rooms on the same floor and for the sake of simplicity are considered isolated from rooms on adjacent floors. We use a lumped model =-=[5]-=- where the air in a room has one temperature across its volume, and the temperature of a wall across its volume is assumed to be equal to its centerline temperature. We assume that all rooms are at th... |

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Modeling and optimal control algorithm design for hvac systems in energy efficient buildings
- Haghighi
- 2011
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Citation Context ...the context of building thermal analysis, we will ignore the radiation heat transfer among the internal walls in the building due to relative low range of temperatures inside the building (details in =-=[12]-=-), but we will consider the irradiation from the sun on the external sides of the walls in deriving the differential equations of the temperature distribution in the walls and rooms. We now leverage t... |

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Thermal behavior of building walls in summer : Comparison of available analytical methods and experimental results for a case study. Building Simulation 2(1
- SF, Filippin, et al.
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Citation Context ...ving non-linear problems in which they iteratively linearize the non-convex constraints around the current solution, solve the optimization problem and repeat until a convergence condition is met. In =-=[10]-=- authors apply common available methods for wall thermal analysis. In [3] the authors presented a simplified building zone model based on an RC electrical network which is directly coupled to a comple... |

2 | Building and HVAC System Simulation with the Help of an Engineering Equation Solver
- Bertagnolio, Masy
- 2008
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Citation Context ...x constraints around the current solution, solve the optimization problem and repeat until a convergence condition is met. In [10] authors apply common available methods for wall thermal analysis. In =-=[3]-=- the authors presented a simplified building zone model based on an RC electrical network which is directly coupled to a complete HVAC system. In [4], the authors proposed a building thermal model bas... |

2 | Thermal flywheel effects on the time varying conduction heat transfer through structural walls
- Tsilingiris
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Citation Context ...t capacity is the capacity of a body to store heat. In the context of building design, thermal mass provides “inertia” against temperature fluctuations, sometimes known as the thermal flywheel effect =-=[16]-=-. For example, when outside temperatures are fluctuating throughout the day, a large thermal mass within the insulated portion of a house can serve to “flatten out” the daily temperature fluctuations,... |