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MACRo 2015

Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Recent Achievements in Mechatronics, Automation, Computer Sciences and Robotics

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Dynamic Models of a Home Refrigerator

Tamás Schné
  • Department of Computer Science and Systems Technology, University of Pannonia, 8200 Veszprém, Egyetem út 10., Hungary
  • Kanizsa Felsőoktatásáért Alapítvány, 8800 Nagykanizsa, Zrínyi Miklós utca 33., Hungary
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Published Online: 2015-05-09 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/macro-2015-0010

Abstract

Home refrigerators produce a substantial part of the annual power consumption in an average household. To further improve the efficiency of these devices, new intelligent control solutions are required. These solutions necessitate the behaviour modeling of the refrigerators.

We seek models with as simple structure as possible, since future intelligent controllers may use such models in real time, thus their evaluation must be feasible even on simple microcontrollers. We investigate various dynamic models to describe the behavior of the refrigerator, i.e. the cool-down and warm-up phases.

For model parameter identification real data was collected from a real home refrigerator. Data processing, modeling and the parameter identification were performed in MATLAB environment.

Keywords : refrigerator modeling; data measurement; identification; simulation

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About the article

Received: 2015-01-23

Revised: 2015-02-09

Published Online: 2015-05-09

Published in Print: 2015-03-01


Citation Information: MACRo 2015, ISSN (Online) 2247-0948, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/macro-2015-0010.

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