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Simulation of a model-based optimal controller for heating systems under realistic hypothesis

Kummert, M. and Andre, P. (2005) Simulation of a model-based optimal controller for heating systems under realistic hypothesis. In: Proceedings of the 9th IBPSA Conference, Building Simulation 2005. IBPSA, pp. 555-562.

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Abstract

An optimal controller for auxiliary heating of passive solar buildings and commercial buildings with high internal gains is tested in simulation. Some of the most restrictive simplifications that were used in previous studies of that controller (Kummert et al.,2001) are lifted: the controller is applied to a multizone building, and a detailed model is used for the HVAC system. The model-based control algorithm is not modified. It is based on a simplified internal model.