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Third Party Tools for Autonomie

Optimization

Pounder (Practical Optimization Using No DERivatives)

Pounder is a simulation-based optimization algorithm developed at Argonne National Laboratory by the Mathematics and Computer Science (MCS) Division. A version was implemented for Autonomie, and uses parallel processing of fuel economy cycles and performance cycles.

You can download the ready-to-use files on the MCS website at http://www.mcs.anl.gov/~wild/codes/pounderaut/index.html.

After downloading the files, copy them into the Autonomie folder:
<Autonomie>\simulation_setup\operator\optimization\pounder

Initialization Data

BatPaC (Battery Performance and Cost Model)

BatPaC (Battery Performance and Cost Model) provides the manufacturing cost, estimated charge/discharge power capabilities and available energy from battery packs. This tool was also developed by Argonne.

It can be downloaded for free from http://www.cse.anl.gov/BatPaC/download.php.

We recommend that the BatPaC xlsx file be copied to <Autonomie>\systems\veh\vpa\ess\plant\preproc. If BatPaC is in another location, please ensure that it is added to the Autonomie path in the start screen.

BatPaC version 2.2 is currently supported by Autonomie Rev13 SP1.

 

 
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