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Dimensional Analysis for Modelica


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Conference/Workshop Paper




Dimensional analysis (DA) checks for dimensional inconsistencies in equations and expressions. It provides the ability to make fast estimates of the dimensional correctness of equations in Modelica. We believe this will enhance the overall quality of Modelica code. Incorporating a DA system into Modelica can be done without any changes to the language itself. However, we believe that a slightly extended type definition is needed to incorporate dimensional analysis in a practical yet effective manner for Modelica.


author = {Mikael Sandberg and Bj{\"o}rn Lisper},
title = {Dimensional Analysis for Modelica},
month = {October},
year = {2000},
booktitle = {Proceedings},
url = {}