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Development of Environment Friendly Air Conditioner Using Fuzzy logic

  • Roshan Kshirsagar
  • Chetankumar Patil
  • Ashok Deshpande
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Part of the Studies in Fuzziness and Soft Computing book series (STUDFUZZ, volume 317)

Abstract

Air Conditioner (AC), Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) are the basic needs of modern society. Some parameters in AC system (other than cooling inside room area), if not controlled, may cause discomfort to the occupants. These parameters could be excess of CO2, humidity and alike, accumulated in the room. Two major concerns about the conventional controls include: (1) Wastage of energy due to variation in load changes and external disturbances, and (2) Accumulation of CO2 inside closed room. If the refrigeration load and capacity of plant remains constant then there may be no need to opt for a new control strategy. However in practice, the two parameters do fluctuate. In order to resolve the above two concerns, efforts were made by the authors to design and implement Type 1 Fuzzy Inference System (Type 1 FIS)—commonly known as Fuzzy Expert System. Environment Friendly—the term used in the chapter relates to reduction in CO2 level in the room resulting in partial indoor air pollution control. The detailed control instrumentation used in fuzzy logic control is the integral part of the chapter.

Keywords

Fuzzy logic Air conditioning system Type1 fuzzy inference system Fuzzy logic controller Accumulation of CO2 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Roshan Kshirsagar
    • 1
  • Chetankumar Patil
    • 2
  • Ashok Deshpande
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Instrumentation and Control DepartmentCollege of EngineeringPuneIndia
  2. 2.College of EngineeringPuneIndia
  3. 3.Berkeley Initiative Soft Computing (BISC), Special Interest Group (SIG), Environmental Management Systems (EMS)BerkeleyUSA

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