Conference article

UN-VirtualLab : A web simulation environment of OpenModelica models for educational purposes

Oscar Duarte
Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Colombia

Download articlehttp://dx.doi.org/10.3384/ecp11063773

Published in: Proceedings of the 8th International Modelica Conference; March 20th-22nd; Technical Univeristy; Dresden; Germany

Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings 63:86, s. 773-778

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Published: 2011-06-30

ISBN: 978-91-7393-096-3

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

Abstract

In this paper a free web simulation environment is presented: UN-VirtualLab . It is a virtual laboratory in which users can perform experiments on precompiled software models. UN-VirtualLab uses OpenModelica in order to compile software models written in Modelica language. The main features and internal architecture of the system is presented. Some potential applications are discussed.

Keywords

Simulation environments; web applications; OpenModelica; education

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