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Functional Mockup Interface 2.0: The Standard for Tool independent Exchange of Simulation Models

Torsten Blochwitz
ITI GmbH, Dresden, Germnay

Martin Otter
DLR Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany

Johan Akesson
Modelon, Lund, Sweden

Martin Arnold
University of Halle, Germany

Christoph Clauß
Fraunhofer IIS EAS, Dresden, Germany

Hilding Elmqvist
Dassault Systèmes, Lund, Sweden

Markus Friedrich
SIMPACK, Gilching, Germany

Andreas Junghanns
Qtronic, Berlin, Germany

Jakob Mauß
Qtronic, Berlin, Germany

Dietmar Neumerkel
Daimler AG, Stuttgart, Germany

Hans Olsson
Dassault Systèmes, Lund, Sweden

Antoine Viel
LMS Imagine, Roanne, France

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Published in: Proceedings of the 9th International MODELICA Conference; September 3-5; 2012; Munich; Germany

Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings 76:17, p. 173-184

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Published: 2012-11-19

ISBN: 978-91-7519-826-2

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


The Functional Mockup Interface (FMI) is a tool independent standard for the exchange of dynamic models and for co simulation. The first version; FMI 1.0; was published in 2010. Already more than 30 tools support FMI 1.0. In this paper an overview about the recently published version 2.0 of FMI is given that combines the formerly separated interfaces for Model Exchange and Co-Simulation in one standard. Based on the experience on using FMI 1.0; many small details have been improved and new features ease the usability and increase the performance especially for larger models. Additionally; a free FMI compliance checker will become soon available and FMI models from different tools are made available on the web to simplify testing.


Simulation; Co-Simulation; Model Exchange; Functional Mockup Interface (FMI); Functional Mockup Unit (FMU)


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