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CSP Quasi-Dynamic Performance Model Development for All Project Life Cycle Stages and Considering Operation Modes. Validation Using One Year Data

Adrian Gonzalez Gonzalez, J. Valeriano Alvarez Cabal, Vicente Rodríguez Montequin, Joaquín Villanueva Balsera, Rogelio Peón Menéndez
2020 Energies  
The QD-PM was implemented using Matlab-Simulink of Mathwoks (MA, USA) with a modular structure.  ...  A performance model (PM) of a CSP plant is an essential tool to determine production costs, to optimize design and also to supervise the operation of the plant.  ...  (a) Start up Mode Figure 4 . 4 PM algorithm structure. Figure 5 . 5 Physical Sub-Models. QD-PM wrapper code was developed in Matlab-Simulink of Mathwoks (MA, USA).  ... 
doi:10.3390/en14010014 fatcat:hl6ryyurknb7jnkfwazh24ynla

A Lean and Highly-automated Model-Based Software Development Process Based on DO-178C/DO-331

Konstantin Dmitriev, Shanza Ali Zafar, Kevin Schmiechen, Yi Lai, Micheal Saleab, Pranav Nagarajan, Daniel Dollinger, Markus Hochstrasser, Florian Holzapfel, Stephan Myschik
2020 2020 AIAA/IEEE 39th Digital Avionics Systems Conference (DASC)  
The custom workflow is demonstrated in a case study of an Autopilot Manual Disconnection System.  ...  This custom workflow is intended to establish a lean and highly automated development life cycle resulting in higher quality software with better maintainability characteristics for research and prototype  ...  This aspect also contributes towards the lean though scalable development life cycle for prototype and experimental airborne software.  ... 
doi:10.1109/dasc50938.2020.9256576 fatcat:m6v7qfz3yncw3j4a7j2gtg2jky

Through-Life Systems Engineering Design & Support with SysML

Stuart R. Chandler, Peter C. Matthews
2013 Procedia CIRP  
This solution will consider the combination of both operations and support environments with through-life predictions of the key performance indicators of the various options, while using the systems modelling  ...  language (SysML) integrated with SimuLink.  ...  Acknowledgements This research is part of the "Through Life Engineering Services" project (EPSRC funded: EP/I033246/1).  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.procir.2013.07.002 fatcat:22l3pftvpbcb7mph3ez75tpfty

Life cycle assessment of urban wastewater treatment plants: a critical analysis and guideline proposal

Thais Ayres Rebello, Regiane Pereira Roque, Ricardo Franci Gonçalves, João Luiz Calmon, Luciano Matos Queiroz
2020 Water Science and Technology  
In its 30 years of existence, there are still many improvement possibilities in studies performing the Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) of Wastewater Treatment Plants (WWTP).  ...  Hence, this paper aims to start a guideline development for LCA of urban WWTP based on the information available in the scientific literature on the topic.  ...  Life-cycle inventory The Life Cycle Inventory is a delicate point in LCA studies, especially in developing countries that do not own a database adapted to local reality.  ... 
doi:10.2166/wst.2020.608 pmid:33600357 fatcat:uetkma42yjdihdfygwsrhv6k6i

Comparing the Applicability of Complexity Measurements for Simulink Models during Integration Testing -- An Industrial Case Study

Jan Schroeder, Christian Berger, Thomas Herpel, Miroslaw Staron
2015 2015 IEEE/ACM 2nd International Workshop on Software Architecture and Metrics  
Hence, the majority of the work presented in this thesis has been performed in the form of case studies within the automotive industry in Sweden and Germany.  ...  Together with the methods for data analysis, we move a step towards a common understanding of maintainability for Simulink models which is presently missing.  ...  Maintenance is a major part of a software project life-cycle. Low maintainability has been associated to a low motivation and productivity among developers, as well as high project costs (cf.  ... 
doi:10.1109/sam.2015.12 dblp:conf/icse/Schroeder0HS15 fatcat:flz5k6mjsngsrlhcyawkfbcaim

Towards A Service-oriented Framework for MBSE Tool-chain Development

Jinzhi Lu, DeJiu Chen, Jian Wang, Martin Torngren
2018 2018 13th Annual Conference on System of Systems Engineering (SoSE)  
Based on the framework, an MBSE tool-chain prototype is developed, and the flexibility and interoperability are evaluated through a case study.  ...  This paper proposes a SPIRIT framework supporting model-based systems engineering (MBSE) tool-chain development of advanced cyber-physical systems (CPS) with emphasis on tool integration, process management  ...  The case study also demonstrates a process to build a Simulink model and execute one simulation by the tool-chain.  ... 
doi:10.1109/sysose.2018.8428746 dblp:conf/sysose/LuCWT18 fatcat:f5ot6dot3zccpcuq3vimuupz54

A review of energy simulation tools for the manufacturing sector

Tom Lloyd Garwood, Ben Richard Hughes, Michael R. Oates, Dominic O'Connor, Ruby Hughes
2018 Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews  
Acknowledgements The authors would like to acknowledge the financial contribution provided by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) and BMW that has enabled this production of  ...  This includes the energy and economics considered as part of a life cycle assessment.  ...  The authors identified that there was a distinct lack of product life cycle tools that are able to model energy use for manufacturing.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.rser.2017.08.063 fatcat:7y3svaoguzel7fopjs4lv5zulq

Should I Stay or Should I Go? On Forces that Drive and Prevent MBSE Adoption in the Embedded Systems Industry [chapter]

Andreas Vogelsang, Tiago Amorim, Florian Pudlitz, Peter Gersing, Jan Philipps
2017 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Context] Model-based Systems Engineering (MBSE) comprises a set of models and techniques that is often suggested as solution to cope with the challenges of engineering complex systems.  ...  [Goal] In this paper, we investigate the forces that prevent or impede the adoption of MBSE in companies that develop embedded software systems.  ...  Acknowledgements This work was partly funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), grant "SPEDiT, 01IS15058".  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-69926-4_14 fatcat:koyfexoe2bbe5hz2qgabb3qg7e

Unified Graphical Co-modelling of Cyber-Physical Systems Using AADL and Simulink/Stateflow [chapter]

Haolan Zhan, Qianqian Lin, Shuling Wang, Jean-Pierre Talpin, Xiong Xu, Naijun Zhan
2019 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
the case study of an Isollete System.  ...  This combination provides a unified graphical co-modelling formalism supporting the design of CPSs from all three software, hardware and physics perspectives uniformly.  ...  A thread represents sequential flow of the execution and the associated semantic automation describes life cycle of the thread.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-030-31038-7_6 fatcat:niqmamhgarb65lh53m4pqr64gi

Improving engineering efficiency with PLM/ALM

Christof Ebert
2013 Journal of Software and Systems Modeling  
Our industry case study shows how a leading automotive OEM over time has achieved effective interaction of engineering processes, tools and people on the basis of product and application life-cycle management  ...  Its scope is first an introduction to PLM/ALM on the basis of a model driven engineering (MDE) for one or several products or product families.  ...  We will show a case study from a leading automotive OEM how to successfully introduce PLM/ALM and modeling.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10270-013-0347-3 fatcat:q6i2iblvabfz7csrajrufebgiq

Software Engineering for Automotive Systems: A Roadmap

Alexander Pretschner, Manfred Broy, Ingolf H. Kruger, Thomas Stauner
2007 Future of Software Engineering (FOSE '07)  
Alexander has organized several workshops in the field of software engineering for automotive systems. Ingolf H. Krüger holds a Ph.  ...  s degrees in computer science from RWTH Aachen and the University of Kansas as well as a Ph.D. degree in computer science from Technische Universität München.  ...  The first author would like to thank Manuel Hilty for comments on a draft version of this article.  ... 
doi:10.1109/fose.2007.22 dblp:conf/icse/PretschnerBKS07 fatcat:hczbanxcvnb7fdmlzs2fqutnmi

Towards Agile Model-based Systems Engineering

Joachim Denil, Rick Salay, Chris Paredis, Hans Vangheluwe
2017 ACM/IEEE International Conference on Model Driven Engineering Languages and Systems  
Engineering organisations following a traditional development process often suffer from under-specified requirements and from poor responsiveness to changes in those requirements during the course of a  ...  This position paper studies the challenges faced when adopting an agile process to design CPS.  ...  Traditional waterfalllike life-cycles such as the "V" process suffer from poor responsiveness to changes in the requirements of the system under construction.  ... 
dblp:conf/models/DenilSPV17 fatcat:3b6mzrpgljge7eiv4wmf5hzd7e

Experiences from City-Scale Simulation of Thermal Grids

Johan Simonsson, Khalid Tourkey Atta, Gerald Schweiger, Wolfgang Birk
2021 Resources  
The grid model in the case study is a physics based white-box model, while consumer models are either data-driven black-box or gray-box models.  ...  This article presents the experiences from developing and working with a city-scale simulator of a district heating grid located in Luleå, Sweden.  ...  early and late stages of the life-cycle.  ... 
doi:10.3390/resources10020010 fatcat:2jbfkpqjlna2tcnjqquf35wwla

The Internet of Simulation: Enabling agile model based systems engineering for cyber-physical systems

S. J. Clement, D. W. McKee, Richard Romano, Jie Xu, J.M. Lopez, D. Battersby
2017 2017 12th System of Systems Engineering Conference (SoSE)  
The expansion of the Internet of Things (IoT) has resulted in a complex cyber-physical system of systems that is continually evolving.  ...  An Industry 4.0 example case study is provided showing how IoS could be utilised.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT This work was supported by Jaguar Land Rover, UK-EPSRC grant EP/K014226/1 as part of the Programme for Simulation Innovation.  ... 
doi:10.1109/sysose.2017.7994948 dblp:conf/sysose/ClementMRXLB17 fatcat:dbqnzcxibffavgvb2uid73kfb4

Design for future: managed software evolution

Ursula Goltz, Ralf H. Reussner, Michael Goedicke, Wilhelm Hasselbring, Lukas Märtin, Birgit Vogel-Heuser
2014 Computer Science - Research and Development  
Supporting such a co-evolution of software systems along with their environment represents a very challenging undertaking, as it requires a combination or even integration of approaches and insights from  ...  Momm, Andreas Rausch, and Stefan Sauer for their contributions and all projects of the priority programme for providing details on their goals and collaborations.  ...  Open Access This article is distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License which permits any use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author(s)  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00450-014-0273-9 fatcat:kzqcui2ghvadzft3h7oddvx5pa
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