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Now autumn is setting in, I’ve started doing some work on my control algorithms for my home temperature control system.
I had been using a simple On-Off (“bang-bang”) control system, but as expected, I was getting quite large temperature overshoots above the desired temperatures. In some cases, I was getting an overshoot of about 2C, which at times made things quite uncomfortable.
Since I had already done quite a bit of work on temperature control in other systems, I decided to improve on the system using a control methodology that has worked well for me in the past: PID control.(read more)
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