- Component Orientated Physical Modelling
- Functional Mock-up Interface
- Real-time simulation
- Modelica Libraries
- Battery Library
- Brushless DC Drives Library
- Cooling Library
- EDrives Library
- Electrified Powertrains Library
- FlexBody Library
- Flight Dynamics Library
- Fluid Power Library
- Fuel Cells
- Human Comfort Library
- HVAC Library
- Modelica Standard Library
- Thermal Systems Library & TIL Suite
- Vehicle Interfaces
- VeSyMA – Driver-in-the-Loop
- VeSyMA – Engines
- VeSyMA – Motorsports
- VeSyMA – Powertrain
- VeSyMA – Suspensions
- VeSyMA – Terrain Server
- Wind Power Library
- Modelica Modelling Language
In 2014, the Formula 1 technical regulations changed and they introduced a small capacity V6 turbocharged engine with energy recovery systems (ERS). The ERS consists of two electric motor-generators: one is attached to the turbocharger shaft; and the second is attached to the crankshaft. The power rating and energy...
Saab delivers world-leading products, services and solutions for military defence and civil security worldwide. Its Gripen fighter is the first of a new generation, multi-role fighter aircraft that is the most complex and advanced plane Saab has ever built. The fighter is equipped with the latest technology, enabling it...
WMG, formerly Warwick Manufacturing Group at the University of Warwick, is using Dymola modelling technology to help develop the next generation of low carbon vehicles. The programme, part of the £29 million West Midlands-based Low Carbon Vehicle Technology Project (LCVTP), is an advanced research project which will ensure Britain’s...
McLaren Racing, the operating arm of the Vodafone McLaren Mercedes Formula 1 team, and Dassault Systèmes (Euronext Paris: #13065, DSY.PA), a world leader in 3D and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, are pleased to announce a new partnership to further enhance racing car development efficiency. The agreement sees McLaren...
The complexity of automotive powertrains is increasing. As a result it’s becoming increasingly difficult for engineers to determine the optimum specification for the system. The proliferation of control systems also adds to the complexity of the task and increasingly simulation is being used to assist in the development of...
So here is one of the toughest errors to debug in Dymola: When a model fails to translate with “Failed to reduce the DAE index” it is usually the start of a very frustrating day. The problem, in this case, is that Dymola needs to differentiate a specific equation...
Text files, with the file extension .txt, are a popular choice for storing data. Lightweight and small in size, they are easy to read, update and distribute. By virtue of storing only the data regarding the ASCII characters within, often only a simple programme such as notepad is required...
The virtual testing and development of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) places very similar requirements on our simulation tools to those needed to support Autonomous Vehicle development. These requirements are: The ability to create scenarios with multiple actors (traffic and pedestrians) A wide range of sensor models including camera,...
There are certain requirements for setting the size of an array to a parameter in Modelica. This post has a closer look into what these requirements are. A simple example Figure 1 is a simple example of sizing vector b with parameter n. In the example in Figure 1...
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...