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Optimization of Modelica Models Utilizing Design of Experiments and Robust Design Methods

Stefan Bröyn
Göteborg : Chalmers tekniska högskola, 2014. Diploma work - Department of Applied Mechanics, Chalmers University of Technology, Göteborg, Sweden, ISSN 1652-8557; 2014:04, 2014.
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This thesis describes the implementation of Robust Design and Design of Experiments methodologies with the FMI Microsoft Excel Add-in (FMIE). FMIE allows engineers to use Microsoft Excel in collaboration with simulation models created in other software and exported as FMUs. A choice of pre- and post processing methods are implemented as Excel macros for use with the FMIE. Their functionality are demonstrated with a non trivial parameter optimization of a truck model created with Dymola. The development of the truck model and integral parameters are explained within this thesis. The Excel macros are used to find a design point that is sufficiently good in aspect to two response factors. The stability of this design point with aspect to a noise factor and small variance of the design factors is determined.

Nyckelord: Robust Design, Design of Experiments, Modelica, Dymola, Microsoft Excel, Simulation, FMI, FMU



Publikationen registrerades 2014-02-06. Den ändrades senast 2014-02-11

CPL ID: 193529

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