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Forum: Q&A 07-24-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 9,123
Posted By brett forbes
Unhappy Information conservation is the key to equalising the fluid and discrete libraries

Hi Dirk,

You are correct in that one clear need for the fluid library is the capability to model real-world items that include complex flow networks. But this observation must be tempered with...
Forum: Q&A 07-23-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 9,123
Posted By brett forbes
Unhappy How can I control fluid library objects with the fluid component names?

Hi,

The fluid library components are well thought out, but not all of the underlying capability is surfaced, thus application is severely curtailed.

The greatest limitation lies in the...
Forum: Q&A 06-30-2013
Replies: 0
Views: 6,559
Posted By brett forbes
Question Help - How do I Chemically Convert Fluids?

Hi,

In my model I have gases as fluids, where the unit is kg/hr.

My gases are methane (CH4) and carbon dioxide (CO2). I usually have >70% methane (combustable) and <30% carbon dioxide...
Forum: Q&A 04-04-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 10,385
Posted By brett forbes
Awesome

Thanks Carsten,

I had opened the "yourGui" inside the Gaphical User Interface, and got as far as seeing the event as a node, but hand't considered clicking on it to reveal the code underneath....
Forum: Q&A 04-04-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 10,385
Posted By brett forbes
Your little example applications is very clever....

Your little example applications is very clever. It greys out one production line when you press the switch. I'm not quite sure how it works though. Can you explain further please?
Brett
Forum: Q&A 04-04-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 11,434
Posted By brett forbes
nice work

hi syseo,

thats pretty impressive work

Brett
Forum: Q&A 04-04-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 10,385
Posted By brett forbes
What if the model is large

Hi Carsten,

Thanks for your suggestions, they were excellent.

Yes, I will have to displace the underground coal mining process upward so it is above the surface, so I can use zooming.
...
Forum: Q&A 04-03-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 10,385
Posted By brett forbes
Red face 3D, Multi Storey Simulation of underground and aboveground

Hi,

I have a simulation, which in practice takes place both underground and above-ground.

I want a below ground simulation of the coal mining process in a 3D model of the underground tunnels,...
Forum: Gripes and Goodies 03-26-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 16,731
Posted By brett forbes
Thumbs up Suggestion - start with the minimum necessary

Hi Anthony,

Thanks for your feedback, and you make some excellent points as usual.

I guess where I was going with the record/struct idea is that it is the preliminary collection in object...
Forum: Gripes and Goodies 03-25-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 16,731
Posted By brett forbes
Thumbs up Proposal for Flexscript Extensions - OOP Collections and pointers in tabsles

Hi,

I have been using Flexsim for only a short while, and yet am very impressed with the architecture and approach of Flexscript. I offer below some comments which I believe would significantly...
Forum: Q&A 03-25-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 8,996
Posted By brett forbes
Cool Simple GIS Layout

Hi,

I use GIS layout in my model, and implementing it in Flexscript is pretty basic, once you are aware of how the two location systems interact.

Firstly, GIS coordinates are usually given as...
Forum: Q&A 03-25-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 9,906
Posted By brett forbes
Thumbs up Problem Solved, see Tips and Tricks

Hi,

Thanks for the help above, it has enabled me to solve my own problem and I have posted a full description of how to achieve automated, realistic pipe layout in the Tips and Tricks section.
...
Forum: Q&A 03-25-2013
Replies: 1
Views: 7,524
Posted By brett forbes
Talking Problem Solved, see Tips and Tricks

Hi,

I have solved my own problem and have posted a full description of how to achieve automated, realistic pipe layout in the Tips and Tricks section.

I hope this link below is persistant, if...
Forum: Q&A 03-25-2013
Replies: 1
Views: 8,020
Posted By brett forbes
Problem Solved, see Tips and Tricks

Hi,

I have solved my own problem and have posted a full description of how to achieve automated, realistic pipe layout in the Tips and Tricks section.

I hope this link below is persistant, if...
Forum: Tips and Tricks 03-25-2013
Replies: 1
Views: 9,876
Posted By brett forbes
Cool Automated Layout of Pipes - Stage 1 (cont.)

Hi,

Continued from the previous post....

The user command DrawSISWell(num x, num y, num wellnum) calls a second user command as a sub-process.

This second user command is...
Forum: Tips and Tricks 03-25-2013
Replies: 1
Views: 9,876
Posted By brett forbes
Cool Automated Layout of Pipes - Stage 1

Hi,

i have been working on automated layout of pipes as part of the model I am building. I provide a full description below as a learning resource for the community out of respect to all who have...
Forum: Q&A 03-06-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 9,906
Posted By brett forbes
Thumbs up Finally, whats the best way to set the section table of a pipe/conveyor?

Hi Phil and Jason,

Thanks for the clarification.

Its been really useful as I am writing a user command to draw a gas well at a given (x, y) location, with two hidden fluidgenerators (Methane,...
Forum: Q&A 03-06-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 9,906
Posted By brett forbes
Red face Whoops, one further clarification on visualTools

Hi Phil,

If the VisualTool size is set to a small cylinder, can you still copy fixed resources inside (i.e. larger things) in code using CreateCopy(), if so, how are the x,y location values...
Forum: Q&A 03-06-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 9,906
Posted By brett forbes
Thumbs up Thanks but can you expand a little?

Thanks Phil, for the insight,

I like the code, as it makes a lot of sense. Whoops, I was doing several things stupidly :o

I assume this shapetypes variable is due to the VisualTool having...
Forum: Q&A 03-05-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 9,906
Posted By brett forbes
Red face Changing Object Shape - Simple Question

Hi,

I have a user command that creates a couple of objects in defined (x, y) positions, and once created I want to change their shape to cylinders (2nd image in the media list). I can't get it to...
Forum: Q&A 02-17-2013
Replies: 1
Views: 8,020
Posted By brett forbes
Question Simple, realistic pipe layout

Hi,

I have a couple of simple questions about how to layout pipes, particularly when they have two or more connection as input, or two or more connections as output. In addition, I would like to...
Forum: Q&A 02-16-2013
Replies: 1
Views: 7,524
Posted By brett forbes
Red face Fluid modelling strategy question

Hi,

I want to model a coal seam gas well, with associated processing network, and wonder if someone can help answer a simple question on the best approach.

Essentially, the well produces a...
Forum: Gripes and Goodies 02-12-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 15,874
Posted By brett forbes
Thumbs up Practising

Hi Steven,

Thanks for the pointer.:D

I'd actually opened that post right after reading your reply, and am planning on giving it a go.:cool:

I hope to get back to you at some stage.
...
Forum: Gripes and Goodies 02-11-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 15,874
Posted By brett forbes
How do I use a C++ DLL to write to multiple files?

Hi Steven,

Thanks for your excellent suggestion about writing to different files with an array of different file pointers and a C++ DLL.

Is there any chance someone could write a detailed...
Forum: Gripes and Goodies 02-10-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 15,874
Posted By brett forbes
Very Large Models and Exporting Complex Data

Hi,

The more I use Flexsim, the more impressed with it I become :D, however the data access capability and the 32-bit memory access ceiling are serious limitations as model size and complexity...
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