Model-based control design has the ability to meet the strict closed-loop control requirements imposed by the rising performance and efficiency demands on modern engineering systems. While many modeling frameworks develop control-oriented models based on the underlying physics of the system, most are energy domain specific and do not facilitate the integration of models across energy domains or dynamic time-scales. This paper presents a graph-based modeling framework, derived from the conservation of mass and energy, which captures the structure and interconnections in the system. Subsequently, these models can be used in model-based control frameworks for thermal management. This framework is energy-domain independent and inherently captures the exchange of power among different energy domains. A thermal fluid experimental system demonstrates the formulation of the graph-based models and the ability to capture the hydrodynamic and thermodynamic behaviors of a physical system.
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Experimental Validation of Graph-Based Modeling for Thermal Fluid Power Flow Systems
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Koeln, JP, Williams, MA, Pangborn, HC, & Alleyne, AG. "Experimental Validation of Graph-Based Modeling for Thermal Fluid Power Flow Systems." Proceedings of the ASME 2016 Dynamic Systems and Control Conference. Volume 2: Mechatronics; Mechatronics and Controls in Advanced Manufacturing; Modeling and Control of Automotive Systems and Combustion Engines; Modeling and Validation; Motion and Vibration Control Applications; Multi-Agent and Networked Systems; Path Planning and Motion Control; Robot Manipulators; Sensors and Actuators; Tracking Control Systems; Uncertain Systems and Robustness; Unmanned, Ground and Surface Robotics; Vehicle Dynamic Controls; Vehicle Dynamics and Traffic Control. Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. October 12–14, 2016. V002T21A008. ASME. https://doi.org/10.1115/DSCC2016-9782
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