* 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. References. Index.