Conference article

Towards a full integration of Modelica models in the Scicos environment

Ramina Nikoukhah
INRIA Rocquencourt, France

Sébastien Furic
LMS Imagine, France

Download articlehttp://dx.doi.org/10.3384/ecp09430024

Published in: Proceedings of the 7th International Modelica Conference; Como; Italy; 20-22 September 2009

Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings 43:74, s. 641-645

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Published: 2009-12-29

ISBN: 978-91-7393-513-5

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

Abstract

In this paper; we show that; provided the Modelica language specification is enriched with the notion of external connector; interesting applications follow; where Modelica can be used to describe synchronous event-activated blocks that communicate efficiently with the “outside world”. Such blocks described in Modelica and compiled separately can still be connected together to form new blocks. Scicos (www.scicos.org); a freely available modeling environment; can make efficient use of those blocks; that in addition enable seamlessly integration of Modelica into a causal environment.

Keywords

External connector; events; synchronization

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