In the 2022 season, NASCAR will undergo the largest technological change the sport has seen in decades. Gone will be hallmark items such as live axle “truck arm” rear suspensions, split spring damper double wishbone front suspensions, Pitman arm steering systems, Detroit locker differentials and H-pattern gearboxes. Winds of...
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It’s early February. Speedweeks are upon us, and the Motorsports community is gearing up for the marquee event on the NASCAR calendar. Heralded as The Great American Race, the Daytona 500 is world famous as a frightening 200 MPH chess match of drafting, tactics and bumping. Drivers look to work together and...
I thought we’d have a look at some interesting non-automotive applications for my next few blog posts. I’ve been meaning to write some for a while. Speaking to one of my colleagues in South Africa I learnt about his area’s reduced domestic water flow in a bid to save...
When building up a library in Modelica it is often handy to use aliases to clean up your code. Aliases to frequently used classes can help simplify the code and help its readability. The Modelica import statement is how one creates aliases in Modelica. One implementation that we often...
Modern vehicles; modern challenges Vehicles are getting ever more complex, with subsystems becoming further interdependent with the wider system dynamics than ever before. Beyond this, modern vehicles now interact with their surroundings, reacting and responding to changes in the immediate environment. This is never truer than in autonomous vehicles....
As part of the 2018.3 release of the VeSyMA – Engines library, some new features and improvements have been implemented. One of the main ones is the rationalisation of the sub busses and of the bus signals. Until now, several busses were used throughout the library to pass signals...
When you have large data sets to parameterise your Dymola models, it can be tedious to enter all the data manually, especially if you have numerous data sets you want to switch between. If you have data stored in external data files you can use the ExternData Library to...
In the Autumn release of the VeSyMA-Engines library, there are some new features included with regards to the air path (intake and exhaust) , the combustion modelling and the mean value engine model. An engine model is created with combined Mean Value Engine Model (MVEM) for air path (intake...
A key feature of the VeSyMA Motorsports library is the adjustments in the suspensions models which allows vehicle setup. These replicate the physical adjustments available on a race car, such as shims, preload adjusters and variable mounting positions. With 20+ adjustments available in a suspension model, a setup experiment...
Introduction: Library version management is an important topic for Dymola developers. On occasions we experience warnings when opening a model sent by a colleague/customer when an alternative version of a required library is automatically opened. Scripting in Dymola is a handy way to do many things. This post outlines...
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- Battery Library
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- Cooling Library
- EDrives Library
- Electrified Powertrains Library
- FlexBody Library
- Flight Dynamics Library
- Fluid Power Library
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- Human Comfort Library
- HVAC Library
- Thermal Systems Library & TIL Suite
- VeSyMA – Driver-in-the-Loop
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- VeSyMA – Engines
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- VeSyMA – Powertrain
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- VeSyMA – Terrain Server
- Wind Power Library