Article | Proceedings of the 9th International MODELICA Conference; September 3-5; 2012; Munich; Germany | The Modeling of Energy Flows in Railway Networks using XML-Infrastructure Data

Title:
The Modeling of Energy Flows in Railway Networks using XML-Infrastructure Data
Author:
Andreas Heckmann: Institute of System Dynamics and Control, Oberpfaffenhofen, Wessling, Germany Sebastian Streit: Institute of Vehicle Concepts, Stuttgart, Germany
DOI:
10.3384/ecp12076125
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Year:
2012
Conference:
Proceedings of the 9th International MODELICA Conference; September 3-5; 2012; Munich; Germany
Issue:
076
Article no.:
011
Pages:
125-132
No. of pages:
8
Publication type:
Abstract and Fulltext
Published:
2012-11-19
ISBN:
978-91-7519-826-2
Series:
Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings
ISSN (print):
1650-3686
ISSN (online):
1650-3740
Publisher:
Linköping University Electronic Press; Linköpings universitet


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This paper introduces a new Modelica package called RailwaySystem Library that provides the capabilities of simulating the energy flow in electrical railway networks on which a fleet of railway vehicles is running. The focus of the library is set upon the interaction of the vehicle and its energy infrastructure; so that energy management aspects may be investigated from a holistic point of view taking the vehicle and the energy supply by the electric power grid into account. However this intention substantially relies on the provision of reliable data of the infrastructure; on the railway network and its power grid. To this purpose the library refers to an open XML-based data format dedicated to railway IT applications. Furthermore; the library is supposed to be used together with arbitrary component libraries to model the energy subsystems such as the vehicle or the power station.

Keywords: Railway network; energy flow; XML data; power grid

Proceedings of the 9th International MODELICA Conference; September 3-5; 2012; Munich; Germany

Author:
Andreas Heckmann, Sebastian Streit
Title:
The Modeling of Energy Flows in Railway Networks using XML-Infrastructure Data
DOI:
http://dx.doi.org/10.3384/ecp12076125
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Proceedings of the 9th International MODELICA Conference; September 3-5; 2012; Munich; Germany

Author:
Andreas Heckmann, Sebastian Streit
Title:
The Modeling of Energy Flows in Railway Networks using XML-Infrastructure Data
DOI:
http://dx.doi.org/10.3384/ecp12076125
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