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Readers of this book will be shown how, with the adoption of ubiquituous sensing, extensive data-gathering and forecasting, and building-embedded advanced actuation, intelligent building systems with the ability to respond to occupant preferences in a safe and energy-efficient manner are becoming a reality. The articles collected present a holistic perspective on the state of the art and current research directions in building automation, advanced sensing and control, including:

model-based and model-free control design for temperature control;smart lighting systems;smart sensors and actuators (such as smart thermostats, lighting fixtures and HVAC equipment with embedded intelligence); andenergy management, including consideration of grid connectivity and distributed intelligence.

These articles are both educational for practitioners and graduate students interested in design and implementation, and foundational for researchers interested in understanding the state of the art and the challenges that must be overcome in realizing the potential benefits of smart building systems. This edited volume also includes case studies from implementation of these algorithms/sensing strategies in to-scale building systems. These demonstrate the benefits and pitfalls of using smart sensing and control for enhanced occupant comfort and energy efficiency.

Table of Contents

Frontmatter

2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

Chapter 1. Introduction and Overview

John T. Wen, Sandipan Mishra

Building Level Design and Control Architectures

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Chapter 2. Architectures and Algorithms for Building Automation—An Industry View

Petr Stluka, Girija Parthasarathy, Steve Gabel, Tariq Samad

2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

Chapter 3. Operating Systems for Small/Medium Commercial Buildings

Marco Pritoni, David M. Auslander

The Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning (HVAC) System

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2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

Chapter 4. HVAC System Modeling and Control: Vapor Compression System Modeling and Control

Bryan P. Rasmussen, Christopher Price, Justin Koeln, Bryan Keating, Andrew Alleyne

2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

Chapter 5. Model Predictive Control of Multi-zone Vapor Compression Systems

Daniel J. Burns, Claus Danielson, Stefano Di Cairano, Christopher R. Laughman, Scott A. Bortoff

2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

Chapter 6. Multi-zone Temperature Modeling and Control

Justin Koeln, Bryan Keating, Andrew Alleyne, Christopher Price, Bryan P. Rasmussen

2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

Chapter 7. Distributed Model Predictive Control for Forced-Air Systems

Sarah M. Koehler, Frank Chuang, Yudong Ma, Allan Daly, Francesco Borrelli

2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

Chapter 8. Human-in-the-Loop Thermal Management for Smart Buildings

Santosh K. Gupta, Koushik Kar

Beyond HVAC: Lighting, Grid, and Distributed Intelligence

Frontmatter

2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

Chapter 9. Smart Lighting Control Systems

M. H. Toufiq Imam, Sina Afshari, Sandipan Mishra

2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

Chapter 10. Energy Management Systems for Intelligent Buildings in Smart Grids

Alessandra Parisio, Marco Molinari, Damiano Varagnolo, Karl H. Johansson

2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

Chapter 11. Controlling the Internet of Things – from Energy Saving to Fast Evacuation in Smart Buildings

Qing-Shan Jia, Yuanming Zhang, Qianchuan Zhao

Backmatter

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