Conference article

MultiComponentMultiPhase - A Framework for Thermodynamic Properties in Modelica

Johan Windahl
Modelon AB, Lund, Sweden

Katrin Prölss
Modelon AB, Lund, Sweden

Maarten Bosmans
VORtech, Delft, The Netherlands

Hubertus Tummescheit
Modelon AB, Lund, Sweden

Eli van Es
VORtech, Delft, The Netherlands

Awin Sewgobind
VORtech, Delft, The Netherlands

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

Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings 118:70, s. 653-662

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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 the development and requirement specification of an open-source framework for multi-phase multi-component thermo properties in Modelica. The goal is to have a standardized interface to multi-component multi-phase fluids with access to external property packages in Modelica. This will make it easier to develop models for e.g. the process industry. The library uses a model based interface and implications of such a design are analyzed and compared with the traditional function based interface. The work has been carried out in collaboration with Modelon AB and VORtech within the umbrella of Methods and tools as part of the CleanSky SGO project.

Keywords

CAPE-OPEN; FluidProp; RefProp; fluid properties; flash calculations

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