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Inverse simulation techniques applied to the external validation of nonlinear models

Murray-Smith, D.J., and Wong, B.O. (1997) Inverse simulation techniques applied to the external validation of nonlinear models. In: 3rd Conference of United Kingdom Simulation Society (UKSim '97), April 1997, Keswick, UK.

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Abstract

The external validation of a continuous system model is a process which involves comparison of the behaviour of a mathematical model with that of areal system which it is intended to represent. Although most methods of external validation involve comparisons of chosen output variables of the system and the model, an alternative is to compare the inputs needed to achieve a specified output time history. The paper provides an outline of established techniques for the development of inverse models and describes the application of one approach to the external validation of a nonlinear dynamic model of a laboratory-scale system involving two inter-connected tanks of water. It is shown that inverse simulation can provide a potentially useful tool for external validation of nonlinear dynamic models, especially when used in conjunction with other validation techniques.

Item Type:Conference Proceedings
Additional Information:Conference Proceedings edited by P. Luker and published by United Kingdom Simulation Society (UKSim), Edinburgh, 1997.
Keywords:Eexternal validation, inverse simulation, coupled-tanks system
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s):Murray-Smith, Prof David
Authors: Murray-Smith, D.J., and Wong, B.O.
Subjects:Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA76 Computer software
T Technology > TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery
T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Engineering > Systems Power and Energy

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