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Novel Modeling and Control Strategies for a HVAC System Including Carbon Dioxide Control
AbstractConventional heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems have traditionally used the temperature and the humidity ratio as the quantitative indices of comfort in a room. Recently, the carbon dioxide (CO2) concentration has also been recognized as having an important contribution to room comfort. This paper presents the modeling of an augmented HVAC system including CO2 concentration, and its control strategies. Because the proposed augmented HVAC system is multi-input multi-output (MIMO) and has no relative degree problem, the dynamic extension algorithm can be employed; then, a feedback linearization technique is applied. A linear-quadratic regulator (LQR) is designed to optimize control performance and to stabilize the proposed HVAC system. Simulation results are provided to validate the proposed system model, as well as its linearized control system.
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Kang, C.-S.; Park, J.-I.; Park, M.; Baek, J. Novel Modeling and Control Strategies for a HVAC System Including Carbon Dioxide Control. Energies 2014, 7, 3599-3617.View more citation formats
Kang C-S, Park J-I, Park M, Baek J. Novel Modeling and Control Strategies for a HVAC System Including Carbon Dioxide Control. Energies. 2014; 7(6):3599-3617.Chicago/Turabian Style
Kang, Chang-Soon; Park, Jong-Il; Park, Mignon; Baek, Jaeho. 2014. "Novel Modeling and Control Strategies for a HVAC System Including Carbon Dioxide Control." Energies 7, no. 6: 3599-3617.