Proceedings of the 11th International Modelica Conference, Versailles, France, September 21-23, 2015
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Peter Fritzson: Programming Environments Laboratory (PELAB), Department of Computer and Information Science, Linköping University, Sweden Hilding Elmqvist: Dassault Systèmes, Lund, Sweden Dassault Systemes AB, Lund, Sweden
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The 11th International Modelica Conference, which takes place at Palais des Congrès de Versailles, is the main event for the Modelica community. Users, library developers, tool vendors, and language designers gather to share their knowledge and learn about the latest scientific and industrial progress related to Modelica and FMI (Functional Mockup Interface).

The fundamental idea behind Modelica is to allow storing modeling knowhow in a high-level formally defined format, i.e., to collect information which you otherwise would find in engineering books only accessible by humans. By allowing convenient reuse of this knowhow by definition of component model libraries, enormous saving in man-hours for setting up simulation studies is achieved. Furthermore, by proper validation of such model libraries, much more reliable conclusions can be made from simulation studies leading to better products and user experience. These considerations lead to the equation-based object-oriented formalism of Modelica.

Since the start of the collaborative design work for Modelica in 1996, Modelica has matured from an idea among a small number of dedicated enthusiasts to a widely accepted standard language for the modeling and simulation of cyber-physical systems. In addition, the standardization of the language by the non-profit organization Modelica Association enables Modelica models to be portable between a growing number of tools. Modelica is now used in many industries including automotive, energy and process, aerospace, and industrial equipment. Modelica is the language of choice for model-based systems engineering.

The FMI standard has been added to the project portfolio of the Modelica Association. FMI provides a complementary standard that enables deployment of pre-compiled high quality models originating from different model formats to a larger number of engineers working with system design and verification.

The format of the conference is somewhat changed compared to previous years. We moved the vendor sessions to the first day of the conference to have two days of purely scientific presentations. Starting the tutorials one hour earlier allowed us to allocate more time and have room for 15 vendors to present their offers compared to 6 at the previous conference.

The program is available in an event app for smartphones, tablets, and PCs. It enables searching for papers with abstracts, authors, and conference rooms. It also allows setting up your own schedule by selecting your favorite presentations.

Taking a walk in the Garden of Versailles is suggested on Tuesday evening. We have allocated a break of more than one hour after the scientific program before the conference dinner is served at the Palais des Congrès de Versailles. This means that you have time to see the Apollo Fountain.

Conference highlights:

  • 2 Keynote speeches
  • 83 papers in 4 parallel tracks
  • 18 posters
  • 7 tutorials
  • 5 libraries submitted for the Modelica Library Award
  • 15 vendor sessions presenting the latest Modelica and FMI tools
  • A fully booked exhibition area featuring 20 exhibitors
  • Electronic proceedings including all papers and some associated Modelica libraries and models

Finally, we want to acknowledge the support we received from the conference board and program committee. Special thanks to our colleagues at this year’s organizers, Dassault Systèmes and Linköping University, and Amelie Rönngård from Altitude Meetings. The support from the conference sponsors is gratefully acknowledged. Last but not least, thanks to all authors, keynote speakers, and presenters for their contributions to this conference.

We wish all participants an enjoyable and inspiring conference.

Lund and Linköping, September 1, 2015
Hilding Elmqvist and Peter Fritzson

Proceedings of the 11th International Modelica Conference, Versailles, France, September 21-23, 2015

Session 2A: FMI 1

Kilian Link, Leo Gall, Monika Mühlbauer, Stephanie Gallardo-Yances
Experience with Industrial In-House Application of FMI
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Thomas Schmitt, Markus Andres, Stephan Ziegler, Stephan Diehl
A Novel Proposal on how to Parameterize Models in Dymola Utilizing External Files under Consideration of a Subsequent Model Export using the Functional Mock-Up Interface
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Michael Wetter, Marcus Fuchs, Thierry S. Nouidui
Design Choices for Thermofluid Flow Components and Systems that are Exported as Functional Mockup Units
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Christian Bertsch, Jonathan Neudorfer, Elmar Ahle, Siva Sankar Arumugham, Karthikeyan Ramachandran, Andreas Thuy
FMI for Physical Models on Automotive Embedded Targets
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Session 2B: Building Energy Applications 1

Damien Picard, Filip Jorissen, Lieve Helsen
Methodology for Obtaining Linear State Space Building Energy Simulation Models
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Filip Jorissen, Michael Wetter, Lieve Helsen
Simulation Speed Analysis and Improvements of Modelica Models for Building Energy Simulation
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Reymundo Miranda, Sen Huang, German Barrios, Dan Li, Wangda Zuo
Energy Efficient Design for Hotels in the Tropical Climate using Modelica
[Abstract and Fulltext]

Loic Giraud, Roland Baviere, Mathieu Vallée, Cédric Paulus
Presentation, Validation and Application of the DistrictHeating Modelica Library
[Abstract and Fulltext]

Session 2C: Simulation Techniques

Sven Erik Mattsson, Martin Otter, Hilding Elmqvist
Multi-Mode DAE Systems with Varying Index
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Christoph Höger, Andreas Steinbrecher
Internalized State-Selection: Generation and Integration of Quasi-Linear Differential-Algebraic Equations
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Alexander Pollok, Dirk Zimmer, Francesco Casella
Fractional-Order Modelling in Modelica
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Denis Özdemir, Tobias Motschke, Werner Herfs, Christian Brecher
Modelica Library for Feed Drive Systems
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Session 2D: Automotive Applications 1

Torben Fischer, Florian Götz, Lars Fredrik Berg, Hans-Peter Kollmeier, Frank Gauterin
Model-based Development of a Holistic Thermal Management System for an Electric Car with a High Temperature Fuel Cell Range Extender
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Romain Gillot, Alessandro Picarelli, Mike Dempsey
Predicting the Effect of Gearbox Preconditioning on Vehicle Efficiency
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Yutaka Hirano, Shintaro Inoue, Junya Ota
Model Based Development of Future Small Electric Vehicle by Modelica
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Franciscus L. J. van der Linden, Jakub Tobolár
Modelling of Torque-Vectoring Drives for Electric Vehicles: a Case Study
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Session 3A: FMI 2

Sergiy Bogomolov, Marius Greitschus, Peter G. Jensen, Kim G. Larsen, Marius Mikučionis, Thomas Strump, Stavros Tripakis
Co-Simulation of Hybrid Systems with SpaceEx and Uppaal
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John Batteh, Jesse Gohl, Anand Pitchaikani, Alexander Duggan, Nader Fateh
Automated Deployment of Modelica Models in Excel via Functional Mockup Interface and Integration with modeFRONTIER
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Alachew Mengist, Adeel Asghar, Adrian Pop, Peter Fritzson, Willi Braun, Alexander Siemers, Dag Fritzson
An Open-Source Graphical Composite Modeling Editor and Simulation Tool Based on FMI and TLM Co-Simulation
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Olivier Chilard, Jérémy Boes, Alexandre Perles, Guy Camilleri, Marie-Pierre Gleizes, Jean-Philippe Tavella, Dominique Croteau
The Modelica Language and the FMI Standard for Modeling and Simulation of Smart Grids
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Session 3B: Building Energy Applications 2

Carles Ribas Tugores, Henning Francke, Falk Cudok, Alexander Inderfurth, Stefan Kranz, Christoph Nytsch-Geusen
Coupled modeling of a District Heating System with Aquifer Thermal Energy Storage and Absorption Heat Transformer
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Torsten Schwan, Rene Unger, Jörg Pipiorke
Energy-Efficient Design of a Research Greenhouse with Modelica
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Håkan Runvik, Per-Ola Larsson, Stéphane Velut, Jonas Funkquist, Markus Bohlin, Andreas Nilsson, Sara Modarrez Razavi
Production Planning for Distributed District Heating Networks with JModelica.org
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Georg Ferdinand Schneider, Jens Oppermann, Ana Constantin, Rita Streblow, Dirk Müller
Hardware-in-the-Loop-Simulation of a Building Energy and Control System to Investigate Circulating Pump Control Using Modelica
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Session 3C: Modelica Language & Compiler Implementation 1

Hilding Elmqvist, Hans Olsson, Axel Goteman, Vilhelm Roxling, Dirk Zimmer, Alexander Pollok
Automatic GPU Code Generation of Modelica Functions
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Hilding Elmqvist, Hans Olsson, Martin Otter
Constructs for Meta Properties Modeling in Modelica
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Bernhard Thiele, Adrian Pop, Peter Fritzson
Flattening of Modelica State Machines: A Practical Symbolic Representation
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Joseph Schuchart, Volker Waurich, Martin Flehmig, Marcus Walther, Wolfgang E. Nagel, Ines Gubsch
Exploiting Repeated Structures and Vectorization in Modelica
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Session 3D: Automotive Applications 2

Mike Dempsey, Garron Fish, Juan Gabriel Delgado Beltran
High Fidelity Multibody Vehicle Dynamics Models for Driver-in-the-Loop Simulators
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Andreas Varchmin, Manuel Gräber, Jürgen Köhler
Modeling and Validation of a Multiple Evaporator Refrigeration Cycle for Electric Vehicles
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Aled Gravelle, Simon Robinson, Alessandro Picarelli
Modeling the Effects of Energy Efficient Glazing on Cabin Thermal Energy and Vehicle Efficiency
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Session 4A: Optimization Applications and Methods

Magdalena Axelsson, Fredrik Magnusson, Toivo Henningsson
A Framework for Nonlinear Model Predictive Control in JModelica.org
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Evgeny Lazutkin, Siegbert Hopfgarten, Abebe Geletu, Pu Li
A Toolchain for Solving Dynamic Optimization Problems Using Symbolic and Parallel Computing
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Christian Hartlep, Toivo Henningsson
NMPC Application using JModelica.org: Features and Performance
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Session 4B: Control Applications 1

James J. Potter
A Modelica Library for Manual Tracking
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Rüdiger Franke, Marcus Walther, Niklas Worschech, Willi Braun, Bernhard Bachmann
Model-based control with FMI and a C++ runtime for Modelica
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Matthias J. Reiner, Dirk Zimmer
Nonlinear Dynamic Inversion Control for Wind Turbine Load Mitigation based on Wind Speed Measurement
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Session 4C: Novel Modelica Applications and Libraries

Marek Matejak, Martin Tribula, Filip Ježek, Jiri Kofranek
Free Modelica Library for Chemical and Electrochemical Processes
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Christopher Schölzel, Alexander Goesmann, Gernot Ernst, Andreas Dominik
Modeling Biology in Modelica: The Human Baroreflex
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Eashan Liyana, Simon Lacroux, Jean-Baptiste Barbe
A City Traffic Library
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Session 4D: Building Energy Applications 3

Matthis Thorade, Jörg Rädler, Peter Remmen, Tobias Maile, Reinhard Wimmer, Jun Cao, Moritz Lauster, Christoph Nytsch-Geusen, Dirk Müller, Christoph van Treeck
An Open Toolchain for Generating Modelica Code from Building Information Models
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Itzal del Hoyo Arce, Susana López Perez, Saioa Herrero López, Iván Mesonero Dávila
Lessons Learnt from Network Modelling of a Low Heat Density District Heating System
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Stephan Seidel, Christoph Clauß, Jürgen Haufe, Kristin Majetta, Torsten Blochwitz, Edgar Liebold, Ullrich Hintzen, Volker Klostermann
Modelica based Design and Optimisation of Control Systems for Solar Heat Systems and Low Energy Buildings
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Session 5A: Control Applications 2

Andreas Klöckner, Andreas Knoblach, Andreas Heckmann
How to Shape Noise Spectra for Continuous System Simulation
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Saioa Herrero López, Susana López Perez, Itzal del Hoyo Arce, Iván Mesonero Dávila
Dynamic Modelling of a Flat-Plate Solar Collector for Control Purposes
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Session 5B: Mechanical Systems

Hilding Elmqvist, Axel Goteman, Vilhelm Roxling, Toheed Ghandriz
Generic Modelica Framework for MultiBody Contacts and Discrete Element Method
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Christoph Schwarz, Andreas Heckmann, Alexander Keck
Different Models of a Scaled Experimental Running Gear for the DLR RailwayDynamics Library
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Session 5C: Modelica Language & Compiler Implementation 2

Federico Bergero, Mariano Bott, Esteban Campostrini, Ernesto Kofman
Efficient Compilation of Large Scale Dynamical Systems
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Francesco Casella
Simulation of Large-Scale Models in Modelica: State of the Art and Future Perspectives
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Session 5D: Electrical Systems

Thanh-Son Dao, Chad Schmitke
Developing Mathematical Models of Batteries in Modelica for Energy Storage Applications
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Michael Winter, Sascha Moser, Stefan Schoenewolf, Julian Taube, Hans-Georg Herzog
Average Model of a Synchronous Half-Bridge DC/DC Converter Considering Losses and Dynamics
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Session 7A: Aerospace Applications 1

Liu Wei, Chen Liping, Xie Gang, Ding Ji, Zhang Haiming, Yang Hao
Modeling and Simulation of Liquid Propellant Rocket Engine Transient Performance Using Modelica
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Martin R. Kuhn, Martin Otter, Tim Giese
Model Based Specifications in Aircraft Systems Design
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Session 7B: Electrical Machines

Tomasz D. Michalski, Antoni Garcia Espinosa, Jordi-Roger Riba Ruiz, Luis Romeral Martinez
Multi Electrical Machine Pre-Design Tool with Error Handling and Machine Specific Advanced Graphical Design Aid Features Based on Modelica
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Anton Haumer, Christian Kral
Enhancements of Electric Machine Models: The EMachines Library
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Session 7C: 3D Representations for Modelica Models

Xavier Remond, Thierry Gengler, Christophe Chapuis
Simulation of Piping 3D Designs Powered by Modelica
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Alexander D. Baldwin, Hilding Elmqvist, Simon Dahlberg
3D Schematics of Modelica Models and Gamification
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Session 7D: Virtual Test Benches

Jonathan Spike, Johannes Friebe, Chad Schmitke, Christian Donn, Michael Folie, Valerie Bensch, Christine Schwarz
Holistic Virtual Testing and Analysis of a Concept Hybrid Electric Vehicle Model
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Jan Röper, Jörn Göres, Clemens Gühmann
Modeling of an Automatic Transmission for the Evaluation of Test Procedures in a Virtual End-of-Line Test Bench
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Session 8A: Aerospace Applications 2

Zhu Mingqing, Xie Gang, Shao Jinato, Chen Lipiing, Zhou Fanli
A New Fault Injection Method for Liquid Rocket Pressurization and Feed System
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Christian Schallert
Automated Safety Analysis by Minimal Path Set Detection for Multi-Domain Object-Oriented Models
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Alexander Pollok, Francesco Casella
High-fidelity Modelling of Self-regulating Pneumatic Valves
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Session 8B: Power, Energy & Process Applications 1

Johan Edman, Johan Windahl
Dynamic Modeling of a Central Receiver CSP System in Modelica
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Antoine Aurousseau, Valéry Vuillerme, Jean-Jacques Bezian
Modeling of Linear Concentrating Solar Power using Direct Steam Generation with Parabolic-Trough
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Heiko Schenk, Jürgen Dersch, Tobias Hirsch, Thomas Polklas
Transient Simulation of the Power Block in a Parabolic Trough Power Plant
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Session 8C: Safety & Formal Methods

Dongkyu Lee, Byoungdoo Lee, Jin Woo Shin
Fault Detection and Diagnosis with Modelica Language using Deep Belief Network
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Martin Otter, Nguyen Thuy, Daniel Bouskela, Lena Buffoni, Hilding Elmqvist, Peter Fritzson, Alfredo Garro, Audrey Jardin, Hans Olsson, Maxime Payelleville, Wladimir Schamai, Eric Thomas, Andrea Tundis
Formal Requirements Modeling for Simulation-Based Verification
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Lucas Satabin, Jean-Louis Colaço, Olivier Andrieu, Bruno Pagano
Towards a Formalized Modelica Subset
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Session 8D: Thermofluid Systems, Models and Libraries 1

Leonard Becker, José Luis Corrales Ciganda
Fundamental EoS Implementation for {Water+Ammonia} in Modelica
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Johan Windahl, Katrin Prölss, Maarten Bosmans, Hubertus Tummescheit, Eli van Es, Awin Sewgobind
MultiComponentMultiPhase - A Framework for Thermodynamic Properties in Modelica
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Michael von der Heyde, Gerhard Schmitz, Bodo Mickan
Modeling of the German National Standard for High Pressure Natural Gas Flow Metering in Modelica
[Abstract and Fulltext]

Session 10A: Testing & Diagnostics

Adeel Asghar, Andreas Pfeiffer, Arunkumar Palanisamy, Alachew Mengist, Martin Sjölund, Adrian Pop, Peter Fritzson
Automatic Regression Testing of Simulation Models and Concept for Simulation of Connected FMUs in PySimulator
[Abstract and Fulltext]

Gianni Ferretti, Michele Monno, Bruno Scaglioni, Massimo Goletti, Marco Grasso
Abrasive Waterjet Intensifier Model for Machine Diagnostics
[Abstract and Fulltext]

Anders Tilly, Victor Johnsson, Jon Sten, Alexander Perlman, Johan Åkesson
Optimica Testing Toolkit: a Tool-Agnostic Testing Framework for Modelica Models
[Abstract and Fulltext]

Session 10B: Power, Energy & Process Applications 2

Lisa Andresen, Pascal Dubucq, Ricardo Peniche Garcia, Günter Ackermann, Alfons Kather, Gerhard Schmitz
Status of the TransiEnt Library: Transient Simulation of Coupled Energy Networks with High Share of Renewable Energy
[Abstract and Fulltext]

Conrad Gierow, Moritz Hübel, Jürgen Nocke, Egon Haßel
Mathematical Model of Soot Blowing Influences in Dynamic Power Plant Modelling
[Abstract and Fulltext]

Marcel Richter, Florian Möllenbruck, Andreas Starinsk, Gerd Oeljeklaus, Klaus Görner
Flexibilization of Coal-fired Power Plants by Dynamic Simulation
[Abstract and Fulltext]

Session 10C: Modelica Tools

Michael Tiller, Dietmar Winkler
Where impact got Going
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Marcus Fuchs, Rita Streblow, Dirk Müller
Visualizing Simulation Results from Modelica Fluid Models Using Graph Drawing in Python
[Abstract and Fulltext]

Elena Gallego, Jose María Alvarez Rodríguez, Juan Llorens
Reuse of Physical System Models by means of Semantic Knowledge Representation: A Case Study applied to Modelica
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Session 10D: Thermofluid Systems, Models and Libraries 2

Christopher Laughman, Hongtao Qiao
Mass Conserving Models of Vapor Compression Cycles
[Abstract and Fulltext]

Laurent Lachassagne, Arnaud Colleoni, Hervé Feral, Nicolas Dolin
EPSILON Modelica Library for Thermal Applications
[Abstract and Fulltext]

Uwe Bau, Daniel Neitzke, Franz Lanzerath, André Bardow
Multi-Objective Optimization of Dynamic Systems combining Genetic Algorithms and Modelica: Application to Adsorption Air-Conditioning Systems
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Poster Session

Massimo Ceraolo
A new Modelica Electric and Hybrid Power Trains library

Yutaka Hirano, Satoshi Shimada, Yoichi Teraoka, Osamu Seya, Yuji Ohsumi, Shintaroh Murakami, Tomohide Hirono, Takayuki Sekisue
Initiatives for acausal model connection using FMI in JSAE (Society of Automotive Engineers of Japan)

Ivan Kosenko, Sergey Stepanov, Kirill Gerasimov, Alexey Rachkov
Dynamical Model of a Vehicle with Omni Wheels: Improved and Generalized Contact Tracking Algorithm

Koichi Ohtomi
Kansei Modeling for Delight Design based on 1DCAE Concept

Xiong Tifan, Zhou Zhiming, Wan Li, Li Yongchao
A Modelica Library Organization Method Supporting Online Modeling and Simulation

Andreas Olenmark, Jens Sloth, Anna Johnsson, Carl Wilhelmsson, Jörgen Svensson
Control Development and Modeling for Flexible DC Grids in Modelica

Eric Thomas, Olivier Thomas, Raphael Bianconi, Matthieu Crespo, Julien Daumas
Towards Enhanced Process and Tools for Aircraft Systems Assessments during very Early Design Phase

Stefan Bittner, Olaf Oelsner, Thomas Neidhold
Using FMI in a cloud-based Web Application for System Simulation

Salim Chaker, Michael Folie, Christian Kehrer, Frank Huber
Anticipatory Shifting - Optimization of a Transmission Control Unit for an Automatic Transmission through Advanced Driver Assistance Systems

Praseeth Prabhakaran, Wolfgang Koeppel, Frank Graf
Simulation of distributed energy storage in the residential sector and potential integration of gas based renewable energy technologies using Modelica

Kosmas Petridis, Christoph Clauß
Test of Basic Co-Simulation Algorithms Using FMI

Javier Bonilla, Alberto de la Calle, Margarita M. Rodríguez-García, Lidia Roca, Loreto Valenzuela
Experimental Calibration of Heat Transfer and Thermal Losses in a Shell-and-Tube Heat Exchanger

Nils Menager, Rüdiger Kampfmann, Niklas Worschech, Lars Mikelsons
Suitability of Different Real-Time Solvers for a Model-Based Engineering Toolchain using Industrial Rexroth Controllers

Andreas Hofmann, Nils Menager, Issam Belhaj, Lars Mikelsons
Integrated Engineering based on Modelica

Johan Åkesson, Pukashawar Pannu, Christian Andersson, Claus Führer
Coupling Model Exchange FMUs for Aggregated Simulation by Open Source Tools

Wladimir Schamai, Lena Buffoni, Nicolas Albarello, Pablo Fontes De Miranda, Peter Fritzson
An Aeronautic Case Study for Requirement Formalization and Automated Model Composition in Modelica

Sebastian Stinner, Markus Schumacher, Konstantin Finkbeiner, Rita Streblow, Dirk Müller
FastHVAC - A library for fast composition and simulation of building energy systems

Philip Eberhart, Tek Shan Chung, Anton Haumer, Christian Kral
Open Source Library for the Simulation ofWind Power Plants

Proceedings of the 11th International Modelica Conference, Versailles, France, September 21-23, 2015

Peter Fritzson, Hilding Elmqvist
Proceedings of the 11th International Modelica Conference, Versailles, France, September 21-23, 2015
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