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Automated Deployment of Modelica Models in Excel via Functional Mockup Interface and Integration with modeFRONTIER

John Batteh
Modelon Inc., USA

Jesse Gohl
Modelon Inc., USA

Anand Pitchaikani
Modelon Inc., USA

Alexander Duggan
ESTECO North America Inc., USA

Nader Fateh
ESTECO North America Inc., USA

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

Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings 118:18, s. 171-180

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Published: 2015-09-18

ISBN: 978-91-7685-955-1

ISSN: 1650-3686 (print), 1650-3740 (online)

Abstract

This paper describes a method for automated deployment of Modelica models as simulators in Microsoft Excel using Functional Mockup Interface (FMI) and FMI Add-in for Excel. Using existing interfaces, integration with modeFRONTIER is demonstrated and illustrated with several different example models in different physical domains to highlight the range of applications and types of analyses that can be covered with the automated toolchain. This toolchain can be applied to any FMU that includes the annotations described to support the automation.

Keywords

Modelica; Functional Mockup Interface; automation; simulator; deployment; optimization; robust design

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