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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
by Peter Fritzson
  • Publisher: IEEE Press
  • Year: 2004
  • ISBN: 0471471631 (Paperback)
  • 897 pp
Designed for students, researchers, and engineers familiar with basic programming concepts, this book gives a basic introduction to the concepts of modeling and simulation, the basics of object-oriented component-based modeling for the novice, and a comprehensive overview of modeling and simulation in a number of application areas. It provides a tutorial and reference for the Modelica 2.1 (including some anticipated extensions) complete with a comprehensive overview of application model libraries from many domains. Executable examples are included from many areas--physics, mechanics, electrical systems, thermodynamics, flow systems, computer science, concurrent and real-time processes, biology, ecology, chemistry, economy, etc.

Samples of executable models, teaching material, interactive tutorials, and recent book updates are available at the book's website, Contents
Introduction to Modeling and Simulation | A Quick Tour of Modelica | Classes, Types, and Declarations | Inheritance, Modifications, and Generics | Components, Connectors, and Connections | Literals, Operators, and Expressions | Arrays | Equations | Algorithms and Functions | Packages | Annotations, Units, and Quantities | System Modeling Methodology and Continuous Model Representation | Discrete Event, Hybrid, and Concurrency Modeling | Basic Laws of Nature | Application Examples | Modelica Library Overview | A Mathematical Representation for Modelica Models | Techniques and Research | Environments | Appendix A: Modelica Formal Syntax | Appendix B: Mathematica-Style Modelica Syntax | Appendix C: Solutions to Exercises | Appendix D: Modelica Standard Library | Appendix E: Modelica Scripting Commands | Appendix F: Related Object-Oriented Modeling Languages | Appendix G: A Modelica XML Representation | References | Index Additional Resources Related Topics
Engineering, Modeling and Simulation, Programming, Tutorial and Reference
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