Control and Analysis of Building Energy Systems

2019/2020

Prerequisite/Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

The module is based upon knowledge obtained at the 2nd semester or equivalent.

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives

Knowledge

Students who complete the module:

  • Must have knowledge on basic control theory, transfer functions, essential strengthening and accuracy of control
  • Must have knowledge on feedback control and classical control (P, PI, PID)
  • Must have knowledge on models for thermal systems and facilities
  • Must have knowledge on state space modelling and control
  • Must have knowledge on dynamical modelling and control of HVAC systems

Skills

Students who complete the module:

  • Must be able to perform analysis and simulation of operational conditions of thermal systems and facility functions
  • Must be able to setup a numerical model of the control system/design
  • Must be able to device and perform control of a building HVAC system
  • Must be able to prescribe functional requirements for building systems control

Competences

Students who complete the module:

  • Must be able to choose and compare different control designs and regulator types
  • Must be able to establish evaluate and reflect on control of building energy systems

Type of instruction

Lectures, etc. supplemented with project work, workshops, presentation seminars, lab tests.

Extent and expected workload

The module is 5 ECTS which is corresponding to 150 hours of study.

Exam

Exams

Name of examControl and Analysis of Building Energy Systems
Type of exam
Written or oral exam
Individual oral or written exam. Exam format is decided on by start of semester.
ECTS5
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies

Facts about the module

Danish titleStyring og analyse af bygningers energisystemer
Module codeB-BED-K3-10
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
SemesterSpring
ECTS5
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudy Board of Civil Engineering
DepartmentDepartment of Civil Engineering
FacultyFaculty of Engineering and Science