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Editors:Francesco Casella
Conference:Proceedings of the 7th International Modelica Conference, Como, Italy, 20-22 September 2009
Publication type: Conference proceedings
Introduction:The first International Modelica Conference took place in October 2000 in Lund, Sweden. Since then, Modelica has increasingly become the preferred language for physical modelling of complex systems, as this 7th edition of the Conference demonstrates. The number of presented papers, 83 regular and 22 posters, has signi cantly increased compared to the previous Conference, as well as the number of Modelica-enabled tools being presented, which has reached the record number of nine. The keynote talks about the ITEA2 Modelica-related European projects also prove how Modelica is entering mainstream industry usage in system design. The Conference is a key opportunity for all players in the Modelica community (language designers, tool developers, library designers, and end users) to meet and share their ideas and experience, thus promoting further development of the language and of its applications.

The 7th International Modelica Conference was organized by Politecnico di Milano, Italy, and by the Modelica Association. I would like to thank the local organizing committee for the excellent job and the technical programme committee and the programme board for o ering their time and expertise in reviewing the papers.

Cremona, September 25, 2009

Francesco Casella


Session MoAT1:
Automotive 1

Imke Krüger, Martin Sievers, Gerhard Schmitz
Thermal Modeling of Automotive Lithium Ion Cells using the Finite Elements Method in Modelica
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Markus Andres, Dirk Zimmer, François E. Cellier
Object-Oriented Decomposition of Tire Characteristics based on semi-empirical Models
[Abstract and Fulltext]

Thomas Schmitt, Dirk Zimmer, François E. Cellier
A Virtual Motorcycle Rider Based on Automatic Controller Design
[Abstract and Fulltext]

Session MoAT2:
Optimal Control and Optimization 1: Methods

Johan Åkesson, Tove Bergdahl, Megnus Gäfvert, Hubertus Tummescheit
Modeling and Optimization with Modelica and Optimica Using the Open Source Platform
[Abstract and Fulltext]

Jan Poland, Alf J. Isaksson
Building and Solving Nonlinear Optimal Control and Estimation Problems
[Abstract and Fulltext]

Atya Elsheikh, Katharina Nöh, Eric von Lieres
Improving Convergence of Derivative-Based Parameter Estimation with Multistart Parameter Clustering Based on DAE Decomposition
[Abstract and Fulltext]

Session MoAT3:
Power Plants and Energy Conversion Systems 1

Kevin L. Davies, Robert M. Moore, Guido Bender
Model Library of Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cells for System Hardware and Control Design
[Abstract and Fulltext]

Kevin L. Davies, Comas L. Haynes, Christiaan J. J. Paredis
Modeling Reaction and Diffusion Processes of Fuel Cells within Modelica
[Abstract and Fulltext]

Sindy Heil, Christian Brunhuber, Kilian Link, Julia Kittel, Bernd Meyer
Dynamic Modelling of CO2-removal units for an IGCC power plant
[Abstract and Fulltext]

Session MoAT4:
Non-Conventional Modelling Paradigms in Modelica

François E. Cellier, Victorino Sanz
Mixed Quantitative and Qualitative Simulation in Modelica
[Abstract and Fulltext]

Victorino Sanz, Alfonso Urquia, Sebastian Dormido
Parallel DEVS and Process-Oriented Modeling in Modelica
[Abstract and Fulltext]

Session MoBT1:
Thermodynamic and Fluid Systems 1

Rüdiger Franke, Francesco Casella, Martin Otter, Michael Sielemann, Hilding Elmqvist, Mattson Sven Erik, Olsson Hans
Stream Connectors – An Extension of Modelica for Device-Oriented Modeling of Convective Transport Phenomena
[Abstract and Fulltext]

Rüdiger Franke, Francesco Casella, Michael Sielemann, Katrin Proelss, Martin Otter, Michael Wetter
Standardization of Thermo-Fluid Modeling in Modelica.Fluid
[Abstract and Fulltext]

Thorban Vahlenkamp, Stefan Wischhusen
FluidDissipation for Applications - A Library for Modelling of Heat Transfer and Pressure Loss in Energy Systems
[Abstract and Fulltext]

François E. Cellier, Jürgen Greifeneder
Modeling Chemical Reactions in Modelica By Use of Chemo-bonds
[Abstract and Fulltext]

Session MoBT2:

Niccolo Cymbalist, Marc-Andre Lauriault, Chahé Adourian
Modelica Library for Improved Spacecraft Resource Budgeting
[Abstract and Fulltext]

Gianpietro Di Rito, Roberto Galatolo
Modelling and simulation of a fault-tolerant electrical motor for aerospace servovalves with Modelica
[Abstract and Fulltext]

Marc Budinger, Jonathan Liscouet, Yvan Lefavre, Julien Fontchastagner, Abdenour Abdelli, Loig Allain
Preliminary design of electromechanical actuators with Modelica
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Zhao Jianjun, Li Ziwiang, Ding Jianwan, Chen Liping, Wang Qifu, Lu Qing, Wang Hongxin, Wu Shuang
HIL Simulation of Aircraft Thrust Reverser Hydraulic System in Modelica
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Session MoBT3:
Modelica Tools and Language Design 1

Martin Sjölund, Peter Fritzson
An OpenModelica Java External Function Interface Supporting MetaProgramming
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Peter Fritzson, Pavol Privitzer, Martin Sjölund, Adrian Pop
Towards a Text Generation Template Language for Modelica
[Abstract and Fulltext]

George Giorgidze, Henrik Nilsson
Higher-Order Non-Causal Modelling and Simulation of Structurally Dynamic Systems
[Abstract and Fulltext]

Hans Olsson, Martin Otter, Hilding Elmqvist, Dag Brück
Operator Overloading in Modelica 3.1
[Abstract and Fulltext]

Session MoBT4:
Symbolic/Numerical Methods

Dirk Zimmer
An Application of Sol on Variable-Structure Systems with Higher Index
[Abstract and Fulltext]

Uwe Schnabel, Andreas Uhlig, Torsten Blockwitz, Tobias Nähring
Initial Value Calculation for DAE with Higher Index
[Abstract and Fulltext]

Francesco Casella, Filippo Donido, Johan Åkesson
An XML Representation of DAE Systems Obtained from Modelica Models
[Abstract and Fulltext]

Martina Maggio, Kristian Stavåker, Filippo Donido, Francesco Casella, Peter Fritzson
Parallel Simulation of Equation-based Object-Oriented Models with Quantized State Systems on a GPU
[Abstract and Fulltext]

Session MoCT1:
Mechanical and Multibody Systems 1

Isolde Dressler, Johannes Schiffer, Anders Robertsson
Modeling and Control of a Parallel Robot Using Modelica
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F. L. J. van der Lunden, P. H. Vazques de Souza Silva
Modelling and Simulating the Efficiency and Elasticity of Gearboxes
[Abstract and Fulltext]

Tobias Zaiczek, Olaf Enge-Rosenblatt
Performance Analysis of VON MISES’ Motor Calculus within Modelica
[Abstract and Fulltext]

Ivan Kosenko, Evgeniy Aleksandrov
Implementation of the Contensou–Erismann Model of Friction in Frame of the Hertz Contact Problem on Modelica
[Abstract and Fulltext]

Session MoCT2:
Air Conditioning and Climate Control 1

Norbert Stulgies, Manuel Gräber, Wilhelm Tegethoff, Sven Försterling
Evaluation of Different Compressor Control Concepts for a Swash Plate Compressor
[Abstract and Fulltext]

Christian Tischendorf, Denise Janotte, Ricardo Fiorenzano, Wilhelm Tegethoff
Investigation of Energy Dissipation in an Ejector Refrigeration Cycle
[Abstract and Fulltext]

Christian Fleßner, Stefan Petersen, Felix Ziegler
Simulation of an absorption chiller based on a physical model
[Abstract and Fulltext]

Roland Kossel, Nils Christian Strupp, Wilhelm Tegethoff
Effects of Tool Coupling on Transient Simulation of a Mobile Air-Conditioning Cycle
[Abstract and Fulltext]

Session MoCT3:
Power Plants and Energy Conversion Systems 2

Julia Kittel, Frank Hannemann, Friedemann Mehlhose, Sindy Heil, Bernd Meyer
Dynamic modelling of the heat transfer into the cooling screen of the SFGT-Gasifier
[Abstract and Fulltext]

Manuel Ljubijankic, Christoph Nytsch-Geusen, Steffen Unger
Modelling of complex thermal energy supply systems based on the Modelica-Library FluidFlow
[Abstract and Fulltext]

Kilian Link, Haiko Steuer, Axel Butterlin
Deficiencies of Modelica and its simulation environments for large fluid systems
[Abstract and Fulltext]

Javier Bonilla, Lidia Roca, Luis J. Yebra, Sebastián Dormido
Real-Time Simulation of CESA-I Central Receiver Solar Thermal Power Plant
[Abstract and Fulltext]

Session MoCT4:
Real-Time and Embedded Systems

43:40 043:040
Hilding Elmqvist, Martin Otter, Dan Henriksson, Bernhard Thiele, Sven Erik Mattsson
Modelica for Embedded Systems
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Martin Otter, Martin Malmheden, Hilding Elmqvist, Sven Erik Mattsson, Charlotta Johnsson
A New Formalism for Modeling of Reactive and Hybrid Systems
[Abstract and Fulltext]

Marco Bonvini, Filippo Donido, Alberto Leva
Modelica as a design tool for hardware-in-the-loop simulation
[Abstract and Fulltext]

Torsten Blochwitz, Thomas Beutlich
Real-Time Simulation of Modelica-based Models
[Abstract and Fulltext]

Session TuBT2:
Air Conditioning and Climate Control 2

Michael Wetter
Modelica Library for Building Heating, Ventilation and Air-Conditioning Systems
[Abstract and Fulltext]

Boris Michaelson, Joerg Eiden
HumanComfort Modelica-Library Thermal Comfort in Buildings and Mobile Applications
[Abstract and Fulltext]

Zhu Wang, Kristian Tuszynski, Hubertus Tummescheit, Ales Alajbegovic
Integrated Thermal Management Simulation: Evaluating the Effect of Underhood Recirculation Flows on AC-System Performance
[Abstract and Fulltext]

Session TuBT3:
Automotive 2

Alessandro Picarelli, Mike Dempsey
Investigating the Multibody Dynamics of the Complete Powertrain System
[Abstract and Fulltext]

Clemens Schlegel, Andreas Hösl, Sergej Diel
Detailed Loss Modelling of Vehicle Gearboxes
[Abstract and Fulltext]

Anand Pitchaikani, Shankar Venkataraman, Kiran Kumar Koppu, John Batteh, Michael Tiller
Powertrain Torsional Vibration System Model Development in Modelica for NVH Studies
[Abstract and Fulltext]

Session TuBT4:
Hybrid Systems, Systems Biology and Biological Models

Sabrina Proß, Bernhard Bachmann
A Petri Net Library for Modeling Hybrid Systems in OpenModelica
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Sabrina Proß, Bernhard Bachmann, Ralf Hofestädt, Karsten Niehaus, Rainer Ueckerdt, Frank-Jörg Vorhölter, Petra Lutter
Modelling a Bacterimss Life: A Petrin-Net Library in Modelica
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Jan Brugård, Daniel Hedberg, Marta Cascante, Gunnar Cedersund, Alex Gómez-Garrido, Dieter Maier, Elin Nyman, Vitaly Selivanov, Peter Strålfors
Creating a Bridge between Modelica and the Systems Biology Community
[Abstract and Fulltext]

Session TuBT5:
Optimal Control and Optimization 2: Applications

Pontus Giselsson, Johan Åkesson, Anders Robertsson
Optimization of a Pendulum System using Optimica and Modelica
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Jan Gall, Dirk Abel, Nils Ahlbrink, Robert Pitz-Paal, Joel Andersson, Moritz Diehl, Christiano Teixeira Boura, Mark Schmitz, Bernhard Hoffschmidt
Optimized Control of Hot-Gas Cycle for Solar Thermal Power Plants
[Abstract and Fulltext]

Hansjörg Kapeller, Dragan Simic
Feedback Loop Optimization for a Distillation System by applying C-Code Controllers with Dymola
[Abstract and Fulltext]

Session TuCT2:
Thermodynamic and Fluid Systems 2

Andreas Stückle
Modelling of high temperature storage systems for latent heat
[Abstract and Fulltext]

Corinna Leonhardt, Dirk Müller
Modelling of Residential Heating Systems using a Phase Change Material Storage System
[Abstract and Fulltext]

Corey Bolduc, Chahé Adourian
Rapid Thermal Analysis of Rigid Three-Dimensional Bodies with the Use of Modelica Physical Modelling Language
[Abstract and Fulltext]

Helmut Kühnelt, Thomas Bäuml, Anton Haumer
SoundDuctFlow: A Modelica Library for Modeling Acoustics and Flow in Duct Networks
[Abstract and Fulltext]

Session TuCT3:
Mechanical and Multibody Systems 2

Régis Plateaux, Olivia Penas, Faïda Mhenni, Jean-Yves Choley, Alain Riviere
Introduction of the 3D Geometrical Constraints in Modelica
[Abstract and Fulltext]

Jens Frenkel, Christian Schubert, Guenter Kunze, Kristian Jankov
Using Modelica for Interactive Simulations of Technical Systems in a Virtual Reality Environment
[Abstract and Fulltext]

Tobias Bellmann
Interactive Simulations and advanced Visualization with Modelica
[Abstract and Fulltext]

Hilding Elmqvist, Sven Erik Mattsson, Christophe Chapuis
Redundancies in Multibody Systems and Automatic Coupling of CATIA and Modelica
[Abstract and Fulltext]

Session TuCT4:
Electronic Circuits

Kristin Majetta, Christoph Clauß, Matthias Franke, Peter Schneider
Improvement of MSL Electrical Analog Library
[Abstract and Fulltext]

Kristin Majetta, Sandra Böhme, Christoph Clauß, Peter Schneider
SPICE3 Modelica Library
[Abstract and Fulltext]

Loig Allain, Asma Merdassi, Laurent Gerbaud, Seddik Bacha
Automatic modelling of Power Electronic Converter, Average model construction and Modelica model generation
[Abstract and Fulltext]

Behrouz Roumizadeh, Jean Yves Choley, Régis Plateaux, Olivia Penas, Alain Riviere
Pre-designing an electronic card using a multi-domain models approach with DYMOLA
[Abstract and Fulltext]

Session TuCT5:
Computer-Aided Control System Design

Marcus Baur, Martin Otter, Bernhard Thiele
Modelica Libraries for Linear Control Systems
[Abstract and Fulltext]

Johan Åkesson, Ulf Nordström, Hilding Elmqvist
Dymola and Modelica_EmbeddedSystems in Teaching – Experiences from a Project Course
[Abstract and Fulltext]

Wladimir Schamai, Peter Fritzson, Chris Paredis, Adrian Pop
Towards Unified System Modeling and Simulation with ModelicaML: Modeling of Executable Behavior Using Graphical Notations
[Abstract and Fulltext]

Martina Maggio, Alberto Leva
Object-oriented simulation of preemptive feedback process schedulers
[Abstract and Fulltext]

Session TuDT1:
Poster session

Peter Harman, Michael Tiller
Building Modelica Tools using the Modelica SDK
[Abstract and Fulltext]

Peter Harman
The Role of Modelica in a Robust Engineering Process
[Abstract and Fulltext]

Ramina Nikoukhah, Sébastien Furic
Towards a full integration of Modelica models in the Scicos environment
[Abstract and Fulltext]

Antoine Viel, Loig Allain, Stéphane Neyrat
Linear Analysis Approach for Modelica Models
[Abstract and Fulltext]

Philip Reuterswärd, Johan Åkesson, Anton Cervin, Karl-Erik Årzén
TrueTime Network — A Network Simulation Library for Modelica
[Abstract and Fulltext]

Zhou Fanli, Hehua Zhang, Hengwei Zhu, Gong Xiong, Wang Boxing, Liu Jun, Chen Liping, Huang Zhengdong
Design and Implementation of Animation Post-processor Based on ACIS and HOOPS in MWorks
[Abstract and Fulltext]

Jörg Ungethüm, Dirk Hülsebusch
Implementation of a Modelica Library for Smooth Spline Approximation
[Abstract and Fulltext]

Volker Beuter
Point-to-Curve Constraints and other Contact Elements
[Abstract and Fulltext]

Nils Ahlbrink, Boris Belhomme, Robert Pitz-Paal
Modeling and Simulation of a Solar Tower Power Plant with Open Volumetric Air Receiver
[Abstract and Fulltext]

Franck David, Annick Souyri
Modelling Steam Generators for Sodium Fast Reactor with Modelica
[Abstract and Fulltext]

Juergen Bimbaum, Markus Joecker, Kilian Link, Robert Pitz-Paal, Franziska Toni, Gerta Zimmer
Simulation of the dynamic behaviour of steam turbines with Modelica
[Abstract and Fulltext]

Thomas Braig, Jörg Ungethüm
System-Level Modeling of an ICE-powered Vehicle with Thermoelectric Waste-Heat-Utilization
[Abstract and Fulltext]

Anton Sodja, Borut Zupancic, Janko Sink
Some aspects of the modeling of tube-and-shell heat-exchangers
[Abstract and Fulltext]

Tomas Skoglund
Reversed-flow models
[Abstract and Fulltext]

Alberto Leva, Filippo Donida
Control system design for the starch mashing phase in the production of beer
[Abstract and Fulltext]

Martin Hast, Johan Åkesson, Anders Robertsson
Optimal Robot Control Using Modelica and Optimica
[Abstract and Fulltext]

Lars Imsland, Pål Kittilsen, Tor Steinar Schei
Using Modelica models in real time dynamic optimization – gradient computation
[Abstract and Fulltext]

Jens Rantil, Johan Åkesson, Claus Führer, Magnus Gäfvert
Multiple-Shooting Optimization using the Platform
[Abstract and Fulltext]

Lars Mikaelsons, Ji Hongchao, Thorsten Brandt, Oliver Lenord
Symbolic Model Reduction Applied to Realtime Simulation of a Construction Machine
[Abstract and Fulltext]

J. Edrén, M. Jonasson, A. Nilsson, A. Rehnberg, F. Svahn, A. S. Trigell
Modelica and Dymola for education in vehicle dynamics at KTH
[Abstract and Fulltext]

Damien Chapon, Guillaume Bouchez
On the link between Architectural Description Models and Modelica Analyses Models
[Abstract and Fulltext]

Uwe Schob, Ralf Böttcher, Torsten Blochwitz, Olaf Oelsner
Model based Virtual Startup of Automation Systems
[Abstract and Fulltext]

Session TuET2:
Thermodynamic and Fluid Systems 3

Kristian Huchtemann, Dirk Müller
Advanced simulation methods for heat pump systems
[Abstract and Fulltext]

Andreas Joos, Karin Dietl, Gerhard Schmitz
Thermal Separation: An Approach for a Modelica Library for Absorption, Adsorption and Rectification
[Abstract and Fulltext]

Uwe Küssel, Dirk Abel, Matthias Schumacher, Martin Weng
Modeling of Rotary Kilns and Application to Limestone Calcination
[Abstract and Fulltext]

Session TuET3:
Automotive 3

John Batteh, Michael Tiller
Implementation of an Extended Vehicle Model Architecture in Modelica for Hybrid Vehicle Modeling: Development and Applications
[Abstract and Fulltext]

Brad Schofield, Harish Surendranath, Magnus Gäfvert, Victor Oancea
Interfacing Abaqus with Dymola: A High Fidelity Anti-Lock Brake System Simulation
[Abstract and Fulltext]

Anand Pitchaikani, Kingsly Jebakumar S., Shankar Venkataraman, S. A. Sundaresan
Real-time Drive Cycle Simulation of Automotive Climate Control System
[Abstract and Fulltext]

Session TuET4:
Electrical Drives and Power Systems

Anton Haumer, Christian Kral, Hansjörg Kapeller, Thomas Bäuml, Johannes V. Gragger
The AdvancedMachines Library: Loss Models for Electric Machines
[Abstract and Fulltext]

Hansjürg Wiesmann, Jörg Lehmann, Daniel Ohlsson
A Modelica Library for High-Voltage AC Circuit-Breaker Modeling
[Abstract and Fulltext]

Christian Kral, Anton Haumer, Bernhard Kubicek, Oliver Winter
Model of a Squirrel Cage Induction Machine with Interbar Conductances
[Abstract and Fulltext]

Session TuET5:
Modelica Tools and Language Design 2

Sébastien Furic
Enforcing model composability in Modelica
[Abstract and Fulltext]

Dirk Zimmer
Module-Preserving Compilation of Modelica Models
[Abstract and Fulltext]

Peter Aronsson, David Broman
Extendable Physical Unit Checking with Understandable Error Reporting
[Abstract and Fulltext]

No. of pages:912
ISBN (print):978-91-7393-513-5
Series:Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings
ISSN (print):1650-3686
ISSN (online):1650-3740
Publisher:Linköping University Electronic Press, Linköpings universitet

Francesco Casella (2009). Proceedings of the 7th International Modelica Conference, Como, Italy, 20-22 September 2009 (9/16/2014)