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Author Mukherjee, S. ♦ Mishra, S. ♦ Wen, J.T.
Source IEEE Xplore Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©2012
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Technology ♦ Engineering & allied operations ♦ Other branches of engineering
Subject Keyword Thermal resistance ♦ Heat transfer ♦ Steady-state ♦ Buildings ♦ Resistance heating ♦ Capacitance
Abstract This paper focuses on the temperature control in a multi-zone building. The lumped heat transfer model based on thermal resistance and capacitance is used to analyze the system dynamics and control strategy. The resulting thermal network, including the zones, walls, and ambient environment, may be represented as an undirected graph. The thermal capacitances are the nodes in the graph, connected by thermal resistances as links. We assume the temperature measurements and temperature control elements (heating and cooling) are collocated. We show that the resulting input/output system is strictly passive, and any passive output feedback controller may be used to improve the transient and steady state performance without affecting the closed loop stability. The storage functions associated with passive systems may be used to construct a Lyapunov function, to demonstrate closed loop stability and motivates the construction of an adaptive feedforward control. A four-room example is included to illustrate the performance of the proposed passivity based control strategy.
Description Author affiliation: Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering Department, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, USA (Mishra, S.) || Electrical, Computer and Systems Engineering Department, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, USA (Mukherjee, S.; Wen, J.T.)
ISBN 9781467320658
ISSN 07431546
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research ♦ Reading
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2012-12-10
Publisher Place USA
Rights Holder Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
e-ISBN 9781467320665
Size (in Bytes) 627.06 kB
Page Count 6
Starting Page 6902
Ending Page 6907


Source: IEEE Xplore Digital Library