Consistent Simulation Environment with FMI based Tool Chain

Edo Drenth
Modelon AB, Ideon Science Park, Lund, Sweden

Mikael Törmänen
Volvo Car Corporation, Dept. Complete Powertrain, Göteborg, Sweden

Krister Johansson
Volvo Car Corporation, Dept. Complete Powertrain, Göteborg, Sweden

Bengt-Arne Andersson
Modelon AB, Ideon Science Park, Lund, Sweden

Daniel Andersson
Modelon AB, Ideon Science Park, Lund, Sweden

Ivar Torstensson
Modelon AB, Ideon Science Park, Lund, Sweden

Johan Åkesson
Modelon AB, Ideon Science Park, Lund, Sweden

Ladda ner artikelhttp://dx.doi.org/10.3384/ecp140961277

Ingår i: Proceedings of the 10th International Modelica Conference; March 10-12; 2014; Lund; Sweden

Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings 96:136, s. 1277-1283

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Publicerad: 2014-03-10

ISBN: 978-91-7519-380-9

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


Systems engineers face the ever increasing chase for reduced time to market; while the systems to develop ever increase in complexity. Software systems design and integration processes have therefor evolved along the well-known V-cycle.

This paper will focus on the software integration for mechatronic systems as they develop fast due to high demands and challenging requirements in the automotive industry.

The development order of model in the loop (MIL); software in the loop (SIL); processor in the loop (PIL) and hardware in the loop (HIL) can be seen as state of the art practised by many systems engineers. Driver in the loop (DIL) may be in its infancy; but rapidly growing.

The novelty presented in this paper is the consistency of the plant models used in the integration chain supporting consistent model data propagation: Functional Mock-up Units (FMU) defined by the open standard of the Functional Mock-up Interface (FMI).


FMI; FMU; MIL; SIL; PIL; HIL; plant models; Modelica


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