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Terminology and architecture ................................................................................................327 LP technology................................................................................................................................ 327 Layout of a discrete rate model ..................................................................................................... 328 Executive block ............................................................................................................................. 328 Connectors and connections.......................................................................................................... 328 Units and unit groups .................................................................................................................... 329 Rates .............................................................................................................................................. 329
How the Discrete Rate module is organized..........................................................................330
Tutorial for Discrete Rate Systems........................................................................... 331 A basic discrete rate model ....................................................................................................332 About the model ............................................................................................................................ 332
Starting a model and setting simulation parameters...................................................................... 333 Start small...................................................................................................................................... 333 Add a dynamic constraint.............................................................................................................. 336 Add a fruit processing line ............................................................................................................ 337 Add maintenance........................................................................................................................... 338 Change the flow unit to containers for the filling process ............................................................ 339 Cool the mixture............................................................................................................................ 340 Package the containers .................................................................................................................. 341 Add a palletizing area.................................................................................................................... 342 Add a second palletizing area........................................................................................................ 344
Further exploration.................................................................................................................345
Creating Flow ........................................................................................................... 347 Blocks of interest ...................................................................................................................348 Residence blocks for creating flow ............................................................................................... 348 Creating flow .........................................................................................................................348
Empty and not-empty .................................................................................................................... 349 Tank initialization.......................................................................................................................... 349 Interchange block modes............................................................................................................... 350 Convey Flow initialization ............................................................................................................ 351
Indicators................................................................................................................................351 Setting indicators........................................................................................................................... 352 Getting information about levels................................................................................................... 352
Flow attributes .......................................................................................................................353 Names and values of flow attributes ............................................................................................. 353 Types of flow attributes................................................................................................................. 354 Creating and assigning a flow attribute......................................................................................... 354 How flow attributes are propagated in the model ......................................................................... 355 Managing and displaying flow attributes ...................................................................................... 356 Flow attributes and item attributes ................................................................................................ 357
Storage and Units ..................................................................................................... 359 Blocks of interest ...................................................................................................................360 Residence blocks for holding flow ................................................................................................ 360
Changing the flow unit group........................................................................................................ 361 Capacity .................................................................................................................................361 Full and not-full............................................................................................................................. 361
Tank block’s capacity .................................................................................................................... 361 Interchange block’s capacity ......................................................................................................... 362 Convey Flow block’s capacity ...................................................................................................... 362
Units and unit groups .............................................................................................................363 Definitions ..................................................................................................................................... 363 Declaring and selecting flow units ................................................................................................ 365


































































































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