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Controllability of buildings : a multi-input multi-output stability assessment method for buildings with fast acting heating systems

Counsell, John and Khalid, Yousaf Ali (2011) Controllability of buildings : a multi-input multi-output stability assessment method for buildings with fast acting heating systems. In: CIBSE Technical Symposium 2011, 2011-09-06 - 2011-09-07, Leicester.

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Abstract

The paper describes a methodology to assess the controllability of a building and its servicing systems, such as heating, lighting and ventilation. The knowledge for these methods has been transferred from design processes and methods used in the design of aircraft flight control systems to establish a modelling and design process for assessing the controllability of buildings. The paper describes a holistic approach to the modelling of the nonlinear and linear dynamics of the integrated building and its systems. This model is used to analyse the controllability of the building using Nonlinear Inverse Dynamics controller design methods used in the aerospace and robotics industry. The results show that this design approach can help the architects in their decisions on which building design and services to use. Furthermore, the results demonstrate how the same method can assist the control systems designer in developing complex control systems especially for buildings designed with a Climate Adaptive Building (CAB) philosophy.

Item type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
ID code: 35885
Keywords: buildings, systems, modelling, controllability, MIMO, Mechanical engineering and machinery
Subjects: Technology > Mechanical engineering and machinery
Department: Faculty of Engineering > Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Depositing user: Pure Administrator
Date Deposited: 15 Nov 2011 15:28
Last modified: 22 May 2015 09:55
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URI: http://strathprints.strath.ac.uk/id/eprint/35885

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