A Modelica Library for Scalable Modelling of Aircraft Environmental Control Systems

Philip Jordan
Hamburg University of Technology, Institute of Thermo-Fluid Dynamics, Hamburg, Germany

Gerhard Schmitz
Hamburg University of Technology, Institute of Thermo-Fluid Dynamics, Hamburg, Germany

Ladda ner artikelhttp://dx.doi.org/10.3384/ecp14096599

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

Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings 96:63, s. 599-608

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Publicerad: 2014-03-10

ISBN: 978-91-7519-380-9

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


In the design process of complex technical systems such as environmental control and cooling systems for modern commercial aircraft; modelling and simulation is widely used. Simulation can provide viable insight during all phases of the system design cycle; but the questions to be answered by a simulation activity vary along the advancement of the design process. In this paper; the Modelica library developed in the Clean Sky project TEMPO is presented. The aim of the library is to support scalable system models which can be modified in detail and characteristic to be used during different phases of the design cycle without the need of rebuilding the system model or switching to another software tool. The library structure and the approach to integrate different detail levels is outlined and demonstrated at the example of a generic aircraft environmental control system architecture.


Environmental control system; scalable detail; object-oriented modelling; library


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