Level of course: PhD course
Time of year: November – December 2019
No. of contact hours/hours in total incl. preparation, assignment(s) or the like: 40/137 hours
Capacity limits: Max. 20 participants
Objectives of the course:
The course will teach the student to investigate the performance of model predictive control (MPC) in buildings using the Building Control Virtual TestBed (BCVTB) software. The student will learn to use BCVTB to perform co-simulations of a building modelled in EnergyPlus and an MPC algorithm programmed in MATLAB.
Learning outcomes and competences:
At the end of the course, the student should be able to:
It is obligatory that the student hand in a report documenting the MPC performance of a case building in order to be assessed.
A Master’s degree in civil engineering
Name of lecturer:
Michael Dahl Knudsen
Type of course/teaching methods:
Lectures and assignments
User manuals and documentations of BCVTB, EnergyPlus and MATLAB.
A project report (Passed/Not passed)
Department of Engineering, Aarhus University
Special comments on this course:
6 November - 13 December 2019 from 13-15 every Wednesday and Friday
Inge Lehmanns gade 10, Aarhus (Navitas), Office 3210-04.081
Deadline for registration is 5 November 2019.
For registration, please contact Michael Dahl Knudsen, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.