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Functional Mockup Interface 2.0: The Standard for Tool independent Exchange of Simulation Models
Torsten Blochwitz: ITI GmbH, Dresden, Germnay Martin Otter: DLR Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany Johan Akesson: Modelon, Lund, Sweden Martin Arnold: University of Halle, Germany Christoph Clauß: Fraunhofer IIS EAS, Dresden, Germany Hilding Elmqvist: Dassault Systèmes, Lund, Sweden Markus Friedrich: SIMPACK, Gilching, Germany Andreas Junghanns: Qtronic, Berlin, Germany Jakob Mauß: Qtronic, Berlin, Germany Dietmar Neumerkel: Daimler AG, Stuttgart, Germany Hans Olsson: Dassault Systèmes, Lund, Sweden Antoine Viel: LMS Imagine, Roanne, France
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The Functional Mockup Interface (FMI) is a tool independent standard for the exchange of dynamic models and for co simulation. The first version; FMI 1.0; was published in 2010. Already more than 30 tools support FMI 1.0. In this paper an overview about the recently published version 2.0 of FMI is given that combines the formerly separated interfaces for Model Exchange and Co-Simulation in one standard. Based on the experience on using FMI 1.0; many small details have been improved and new features ease the usability and increase the performance especially for larger models. Additionally; a free FMI compliance checker will become soon available and FMI models from different tools are made available on the web to simplify testing.

Keywords: Simulation; Co-Simulation; Model Exchange; Functional Mockup Interface (FMI); Functional Mockup Unit (FMU)

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

Torsten Blochwitz, Martin Otter, Johan Akesson, Martin Arnold, Christoph Clauß, Hilding Elmqvist, Markus Friedrich, Andreas Junghanns, Jakob Mauß, Dietmar Neumerkel, Hans Olsson, Antoine Viel
Functional Mockup Interface 2.0: The Standard for Tool independent Exchange of Simulation Models
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Proceedings of the 9th International MODELICA Conference; September 3-5; 2012; Munich; Germany

Torsten Blochwitz, Martin Otter, Johan Akesson, Martin Arnold, Christoph Clauß, Hilding Elmqvist, Markus Friedrich, Andreas Junghanns, Jakob Mauß, Dietmar Neumerkel, Hans Olsson, Antoine Viel
Functional Mockup Interface 2.0: The Standard for Tool independent Exchange of Simulation Models
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