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Principles of Object-Oriented Modeling and Simulation with Modelica 2.1




Principles of Object-Oriented Modeling and Simulation with Modelica 2.1

Peter Fritzson

ISBN: 978-0-471-47163-9 February 2004 Wiley-IEEE Press 944 Pages



  • Provides an introduction to modern object-oriented design principles and applications for the fast-growing area of modeling and simulation
  • Covers the topic of multi-domain system modeling and design with applications that have components from several areas
  • Serves as a reference for the Modelica language as well as a comprehensive overview of application model libraries for a number of application domains
Part I: Introduction.

Chapter 1: Introduction to Modeling and Simulation.

Chapter 2: A Quick Tour of Modelica.

Part II: The Modelica Language.

Chapter 3: Classes, Types, and Declarations.

Chapter 4: Inheritance, Modifications, and Generics.

Chapter 5: Components, Connectors, and Connections.

Chapter 6: Literals, Operators, and Expressions.

Chapter 7: Arrays.

Chapter 8: Equations.

Chapter 9: Algorithms and Functions.

Chapter 10: Packages.

Chapter 11: Annotations, Units, and Quantities.

Part III: Modeling and Applications.

Chapter 12: System Modeling Methodology and Continuous Model Representation.

Chapter 13: Discrete Event, Hybrid, and Concurrency Modeling.

Chapter 14: Basic Laws of Nature.

Chapter 15: Application Examples.

Chapter 16: Modelica Library Overview.

Part IV: Technology and Tools.

Chapter 17: A Mathematical Representation for Modelica Models.

Chapter 18: Techniques and Research.

Chapter 19: Environments.

Appendix A: Modelica Formal Syntax.

Appendix B: Mathematica-style Modelica Syntax.

Appendix C: Solutions for Exercises.

Appendix D: Modelica Standard Library.

Appendix E: Modelica Scripting Commands.

Appendix F: Related Object-Oriented Modeling Languages.

Appendix G: A Modelica XML Representation.