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Using PyFMI to call 2 FMUs

asked 2020-12-02 12:54:38 -0500

Charalampos Angelopoulos's avatar

updated 2020-12-03 11:14:28 -0500

I want to perform co-simulation using 2 different FMUs. One FMU is my EnergyPlus model, the second FMU is the control algorithm developed in Matlab.

I am wondering whether is possible to use PyFMI to call the two FMUs and use PyFMI as my master controller. Do you know or have any example/documentation to explain how it can be done?

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answered 2020-12-03 12:22:25 -0500

Yes, it is possible to use PyFMI to call the FMUs. Check out this article that describes how you can perform co-simulation with two FMUs: https://www.modelon.com/co-simulation...

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Hi Thierry, can both FMUs be energyplus FMUs?

sajithwjay's avatar sajithwjay  ( 2020-12-20 18:51:28 -0500 )edit

I suggest giving it a try.

Thierry Nouidui's avatar Thierry Nouidui  ( 2020-12-22 01:54:09 -0500 )edit

I have been trying to connect two FMUs and the challenging part has been defining the "connections" between the two energyplus FMUs. Is there any guidance on that?

sajithwjay's avatar sajithwjay  ( 2020-12-24 16:06:30 -0500 )edit

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