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The Fault library - A new Modelica library allows for the systematic simulation of non-nominal system behavior

Julia Gundermann
ESI ITI GmbH, Dresden, Germany

Artem Kolesnikov
ESI ITI GmbH, Dresden, Germany

Morgan Cameron
ESI Group, Aix-en-Provence, France

Torsten Blochwitz
ESI ITI GmbH, Dresden, Germany

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Published in: Proceedings of the 2nd Japanese Modelica Conference, Tokyo, Japan, May 17-18, 2018

Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings 148:23, p. 161-168

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Published: 2019-02-21

ISBN: 978-91-7685-266-8

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


We introduce a library developed at ESI ITI for modeling faults in physical systems. We outline the motivation of how and why to model faults as well as a description of the library structure. The new library is exemplified in different fields of applications. In addition, we demonstrate a number of complementary tools and techniques for analyzing the results of simulations of faulted models.


Fault, FAME, Reliability, Test case generation, Model based diagnosis


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