Conference article

A Modelica Library for Industrial Control Systems

Marco Bonvini
Politecnico di Milano, Dipartimento di Elettronica e Informazione, Milano, Italy

Alberto Leva
Politecnico di Milano, Dipartimento di Elettronica e Informazione, Milano, Italy

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

Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings 76:48, s. 477-484

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Published: 2012-11-19

ISBN: 978-91-7519-826-2

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

Abstract

Many studies for which simulation is necessary include the presence of control systems. While plenty of Modelica libraries are nowadays available to accurately represent the plant; the same is not so true as for the control elements; since industrial ones are endowed with a number of functionalities -- and often present system- or even vendor-specific peculiarities -- that are not represented by the typical blocks (e.g.; based on transfer functions) offered by the existing libraries. This paper is an attempt to start filling the gap and provide an efficient solution; structured and organised in such a way to be easily understood by control specialists; and to ease information transfer between simulation studies and implementation.

Keywords

Control Systems; Auto Tuning; Industrial Controls

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