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Theses

Rasmussen, Bryan P., "Dynamic Modeling and Advanced Control of Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration Systems," Ph.D. Thesis, Dept. of Mech. and Ind. Eng., University of Illinois, Urbana, IL, Dec. 2005.

Rasmussen, Bryan P., "Control-Oriented Modeling of Transcritical Vapor Compression Systems," M.S. Thesis, Dept. of Mech. and Ind. Eng., University of Illinois, Urbana, IL, Oct. 2002

Recent Journal Publications

Rasmussen, B.P., “Review Article: Dynamic Modeling of Vapor Compression Systems – Part I: Literature Review,” HVAC&R Research, vol. 18, no. 5, pp. 934-955, Oct. 2012.

Rasmussen, B.P., and Shenoy, B., “Review Article: Dynamic Modeling of Vapor Compression Systems – Part II: Simulation Tutorial,” HVAC&R Research, vol. 18, no. 5, pp. 956-973, Oct. 2012.

Sheshadri, S., and Rasmussen, B.P., “Secondary Control Strategies for Cycling of Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Systems,” ASHRAE Transactions, SA-12-016, vol. 118, no. 2, (15 pages) July 2012.

Hariharan, N., and Rasmussen, B.P., “Parameter Estimation of Vapor Compression Cycle Models Using Limited Sensor Information,” ASHRAE Transactions, ML-11-026, vol. 117, no. 2, pp.746-758, 2011.

Rasmussen, B.P. and Alleyne, A., “Gain Scheduled Control of an Air Conditioning System Using the Youla Parameterization,” IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, vol. 18, no. 5, pp. 1216-1225, Sept. 2010.

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Recent Conference Proceedings

Rasmussen, B.P., “Dynamic Modeling of Vapor Compression Systems,” ASHRAE Conference Proceedings, July 2013.

Liang, S., Rasmussen, B.P., and Kaplan, M., “Multi-Parametric Tuning of Dynamic Air Conditioning Models Using Experimental Data,” in 2012 Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2012.

Elliott, M.S., and Rasmussen, B.P., “Neighbor-Communication Model Predictive Control and HVAC Systems,” in 2012 American Control Conference, Montreal, Canada, 2012.

Elliott, M.S., 2Estrada, C., and Rasmussen, B.P., “Cascaded Superheat Control with a Multiple Evaporator Refrigeration System,” in 2011 American Control Conference, San Francisco, CA, 2011.

Elliott, M.S., Shenoy, B., and Rasmussen, B.P., “A Control Architecture Solution to Superheat Nonlinearity,” in 2010 American Control Conference, Baltimore, MD, 2010.

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Invited Presentations

General Dynamics Land Systems, "Dynamic Modeling, Simulation, and Control of Vapor Compression Systems," Urbana, Illinois, 20 Oct. 2004.

Visteon Corporation, Climate Control Advanced Technology, “Thermosys Library for MATLAB/Simulink,” Detroit, Michigan, 5 Mar. 2002.

United Technologies Research Center, “Thermosys Library for Simulation of Air-Conditioning Systems in MATLAB/Simulink,” East Hartford, Connecticut, 19 Mar. 2002.

Industrial Advisory Board - Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Center, "Dynamic Modeling and Control of Vapor Compression Systems," Urbana, Illinois, 7 Nov. 2001, 6 Nov. 2002, 5 Nov. 2003, and 3 Nov. 2004.

Software Development

Rasmussen, Bryan, "Thermosys Toolbox v. 2.1 User's Manual," http://mr-roboto.me.uiuc.edu/thermosys, 2003.