Optimal Control of Water Valve in AHU Based on Actual Characteristics of Water Valve

  • Xia WuEmail author
  • Yan Gao
  • Bin Wang
Conference paper
Part of the Environmental Science and Engineering book series (ESE)


Reasonable operational control of AHU (Air Handler Units) requires the actual working characteristics of the water valve. However, in the current engineering, it is usually based on the simulation of the hypothetical working characteristics of the water valve. The hypothetical characteristics of the equipment are often different from their actual characteristics. As a result, the expected control scheme is not effective in the actual operation. In this paper, applying the operational control scheme for AHU, which was based on the hypothetical characteristics of the water valve, to control the actual water valve, the effects obtained might be different from the expected effects when there were different room load characteristics. Therefore, an optimized method for AHU control based on the actual characteristics of the water valve was proposed according to different room load characteristics.


Water valve in AHU Optimal control Load characteristics 



The authors wish to thank support from National Key Research and Development Plan (2016YFC0700703) and High Level Innovation Team of Beijing Municipal Education Commission (Grant No. IDHT20180512).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Beijing University of Civil Engineering and ArchitectureBeijingChina
  2. 2.Beijing Advanced Innovation Center for Future Urban DesignBeijingChina

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