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2014 North America Modelica Users' Group Meeting

Where: Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia

When: October 13th-14th, 2014


October 13th, 2014

Time Activity
9:00am-noon Tool-specific hands-on training
An opportunity for you to gain first-hand experience of a range of products with experts from all the major tool suppliers. Participating vendors will host independent sessions during this time to discuss their tools.
10:30am-10:45am Coffee Break
12:00pm-1:00pm Lunch
1:00pm-1:30pm Keynote
Dr. Clas A. Jacobson, United Technologies
Young Park, United Technologies
John F. Cassidy, Jr., United Technologies
"Product & Platform Architecture: Product Development Processes and Model Based Development"
1:30pm-3:20pm Recent advances in:
  • Modelica
  • FMI
  • Tools
3:20pm-3:40pm Snack and Coffee Break
3:40pm-6:15pm Modelica and FMI Tutorials (held in parallel)
7:00pm- Dinner:
Reservations will be made on behalf of all attendees interested in getting together for dinner Monday evening.

October 14th, 2014

Time Activity
8:30am-9:00am Registration and Coffee
9:00am-9:30am Keynote
Prof. Edward Lee, UC Berkeley
"Mixing Discrete and Continuous Models"
9:30am-10:05am John House (Johnson Controls)
"Why I Use Modelica – An Industry Perspective"
10:05am-10:40am Chris Laughman (Mitsubishi Electronics Research Lab)
"On the Development of Modelica Libraries for Thermofluid Systems"
10:40am-10:55am Coffee Break
10:55am-11:30am Kevin Davies (University of Hawaii)
"Experiences from Fuel Cell Modeling in Modelica"
11:30am-12:05pm Michael Balchanos (Georgia Tech)
"Dynamic Systems Modeling for the GT Smart Energy Campus, using Modelica Libraries"
12:05pm-1:00pm Lunch
1:00pm-1:35pm Rudy Haraga (PSA)
"Training Simulations Utilizing Modelica"
1:35pm-2:10pm Adrijan Ribaric (Sentient Science)
"System Analysis for Bearing or Gear Life Prediction"
2:10pm-2:45pm David Blum (MIT)
"The Use of Modelica for the Evaluation of Ancillary Service Demand Response Provision by Variable Air Volume HVAC Systems"
2:45pm-3:00pm Coffee Break
3:00pm-3:35pm Wangda Zuo (University of Miami)
"Modelica for the Design of Energy Efficient Hotel"
3:35pm-4:10pm Zheng O'Neill (University of Alabama)
"A Modelica-based Dynamic Fault Simulator for Air Handler Units"
4:10pm-5:00pm Round Table Discussion
5:00pm-5:15pm Wrap-up and Closing