- 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...
Dymola 2020x has an improved user interface and in the process has modified keyboard shortcuts for accessing functionality that previously was on the toolbar and is now on the ribbon. This blog post looks at the new keyboard shortcuts used to navigate the Dymola ribbon and select the tools....
Eagle eyed users will immediately notice that this year’s second release of Dymola breaks with the usual naming tradition; gone is the FD01 designation, in is the “x” nomenclature, but that’s not the only thing to change. The user GUI has undergone a complete overhaul, modernised to render a...
Over the past …. erm, many years I have come across different types of systems that have been modelled in a range of software tools, mainly with the aim of performing reduced cost and much faster “what-if” analysis by removing the need for building as many physical prototypes. Despite...
In the Modelica language, the annotation keyword is used to define graphics, documentation, menus and many other attributes that do not affect the behaviour of the system modelled. In this post I’m going to focus on the class annotations that let you store the simulation settings used to control...
This blog post explains why PID control gains need to be positive. It is important to understand how PID controller works first. The post will consider stability analysis of each control action, i.e. proportional, integral and derivative control individually. Examples and figures are used to demonstrate the result. Tuning...