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Title:
modelica.university: A Platform for Interactive Modelica Content
Author:
Michael M. Tiller: Xogeny, USA Dietmar Winkler: University College of Southeast Norway
DOI:
10.3384/ecp17132725
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Year:
2017
Conference:
Proceedings of the 12th International Modelica Conference, Prague, Czech Republic, May 15-17, 2017
Issue:
132
Article no.:
079
Pages:
725-734
No. of pages:
10
Publication type:
Abstract and Fulltext
Published:
2017-07-04
ISBN:
978-91-7685-575-1
Series:
Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings
ISSN (print):
1650-3686
ISSN (online):
1650-3740
Publisher:
Linköping University Electronic Press, Linköpings universitet


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The World Wide Web was conceived of as a medium for the expression and exploration of scientific and engineer- ing ideas. However, much of the innovation in web technologies is now focused on consumer facing applications. Although science and engineering content is available on the web (Wolfram Alpha, 2017), there are not that many tools that allow engineers and scientists to create and build scientific and engineering applications.

Fundamentally, HTML and HTTP are certainly sufficient for the creation of scientific and engineering content just as they are for the creation of online magazines and websites. But while a number of "content management systems" have been created to facilitate the publication of prose, there are very few such tools that cater to making it easy to create scientific and engineering content.

In this paper, we will present a platform which can be thought of as a content management system for scientific and engineering content. We will start by describing what we believe to be the fundamental requirements for such a system. From there, we will discuss two different applications built on this platform. The first is an interactive tutorial for teaching the basics of the Modelica languages and the other is an example application that involves creating interactive content for use in an engineering course on hydro-electric power generation. This content will be published on the modelica.university domain and we are already collaborating with others to contribute additional content to the site.



Keywords: Modelica, web, cloud, education, content management

Proceedings of the 12th International Modelica Conference, Prague, Czech Republic, May 15-17, 2017

Author:
Michael M. Tiller, Dietmar Winkler
Title:
modelica.university: A Platform for Interactive Modelica Content
DOI:
http://dx.doi.org/10.3384/ecp17132725
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Proceedings of the 12th International Modelica Conference, Prague, Czech Republic, May 15-17, 2017

Author:
Michael M. Tiller, Dietmar Winkler
Title:
modelica.university: A Platform for Interactive Modelica Content
DOI:
https://doi.org10.3384/ecp17132725
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