Article | Proceedings of the 8th International Modelica Conference; March 20th-22nd; Technical Univeristy; Dresden; Germany | Steady-state initialization of object-oriented thermo-fluid models by homotopy methods

Title:
Steady-state initialization of object-oriented thermo-fluid models by homotopy methods
Author:
Francesco Casella: Dipartimento di Elettronica e Informazione, Politecnico di Milano, Italy Michael Sielemanny: Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt, Institute of Robotics and Mechatronics, Germany Luca Savoldelli: Dipartimento di Elettronica e Informazione, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
DOI:
10.3384/ecp1106386
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Year:
2011
Conference:
Proceedings of the 8th International Modelica Conference; March 20th-22nd; Technical Univeristy; Dresden; Germany
Issue:
063
Article no.:
011
Pages:
86-96
No. of pages:
11
Publication type:
Abstract and Fulltext
Published:
2011-06-30
ISBN:
978-91-7393-096-3
Series:
Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings
ISSN (print):
1650-3686
ISSN (online):
1650-3740
Publisher:
Linköping University Electronic Press; Linköpings universitet


The steady-state initialization of large object-oriented thermo-hydraulic networks is a difficult problem; because of the sensitivity of the convergence to the initial guesses of the iteration variables. This paper proposes an approach to this problem based on homotopy transformation; detailing specific criteria for model simplifications in this physical domain. The approach is successfully demonstrated on large power plant test cases; having several hundreds of iteration variables.

Keywords: Thermo-hydraulic systems; power plants; steady-state initialization problems

Proceedings of the 8th International Modelica Conference; March 20th-22nd; Technical Univeristy; Dresden; Germany

Author:
Francesco Casella, Michael Sielemanny, Luca Savoldelli
Title:
Steady-state initialization of object-oriented thermo-fluid models by homotopy methods
DOI:
10.3384/ecp1106386
References:
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Proceedings of the 8th International Modelica Conference; March 20th-22nd; Technical Univeristy; Dresden; Germany

Author:
Francesco Casella, Michael Sielemanny, Luca Savoldelli
Title:
Steady-state initialization of object-oriented thermo-fluid models by homotopy methods
DOI:
10.3384/ecp1106386
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