Bryan P. Rasmussen

Assistant Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Texas A&M University
3123 TAMU
College Station, TX,  77843-3123
 

Vita

 

 

Email: brasmussen@tamu.edu

Office: 126 ENPO, map

Lab:      45 ZACH, map
Phone: (979) 862-2776

Fax:      (979) 845-3081

 

Important Notices:

Message to Prospective Students

Requests for Letters of Recommendation

 

Research   Teaching

Research Interests:

Dynamic modeling and control of thermo-fluid energy systems

 

Facilities:

Thermo-Fluids Control Laboratory

 

Technological Applications (current and potential):

Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Systems

Building Energy Control Systems

Alternative Energy Systems (solar boilers, biomass gasifiers,  fuel cells, hydrogen reformers)

 

Dynamic and Controls Research:

Control-Oriented Modeling (model tuning, validation, and order reduction)

Control Design (nonlinear, robust, multi-input multi-output approaches)

 

Software Development:

HVAC&R Dynamix - suite of dynamic simulation tools for vapor compression systems

 

Note: Dr. Rasmussen was the original developer of the Thermosys Toolbox for MATLAB.  Thermosys has been superseded by software available at HVAC&R Dynamix.

 

 

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Courses taught at Texas A&M University:

MEEN 260: Introduction to Engineering Experimentation

MEEN 364: Dynamic Systems and Control

MEEN 404: Engineering Laboratory

MEEN 651: Control System Design

 

Courses taught at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign:

ME 360: Signal Processing, Instrumentation and Control

(support provided by the ASME Graduate Teaching Fellowship)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Education   Publications
Ph.D. (Mechanical Engineering), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Aug. 2005

M.S. (Mechanical Engineering) , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Oct. 2002

B.S. (Mechanical Engineering), Utah State University - May 2000

 

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  Texas A&M University

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Department of Mechanical Engineering

Thermo-Fluids Control Laboratory

Energy System Laboratory