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Design and Performance of a Rule-based Controller in a Naturally Ventilated Room.

Eftekhari, M and Marjanovic, L and Angelov, Plamen (2003) Design and Performance of a Rule-based Controller in a Naturally Ventilated Room. Computers in Industry, 51 (3). pp. 299-326. ISSN 0166-3615

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Abstract

The objective of this work is to design and implement a fuzzy controller for naturally ventilated buildings. The controller is implemented in a test room using MATLAB™. Initially the controller was validated using simulated data. Simulations were carefully designed to allow simultaneous comparison of different controllers performances. Validation of the controller is performed in the test room by measuring the temperature distribution inside the room with no control action. The data are then compared to the open loop test results of the controller. The results illustrate that the fuzzy controller is capable of providing thermal comfort inside the room. (c) Elsevier

Item Type: Article
Journal or Publication Title: Computers in Industry
Additional Information: The final, definitive version of this article has been published in the Journal, Computers in Industry 51 (3), 2003, © ELSEVIER.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Fuzzy logic control ; Naturally ventilated buildings ; Thermal comfort ; DCS-publications-id ; art-463 ; DCS-publications-credits ; dsp ; DCS-publications-personnel-id ; 82
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > School of Computing & Communications
ID Code: 906
Deposited By: Dr. Plamen Angelov
Deposited On: 09 Jan 2008 09:14
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 17 Sep 2013 08:24
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URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/906

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