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During the Delft Software Days 2018 we offer a training with RTC-Tools 2. Please consult the Delft Software Days website for more information: https://softwaredays.deltares.nl/2018/index.php/agenda/view/5b8e4395c09e3c165c0049b5
Introduction to RTC-Tools 2.0 – Workshop Friday, 28 October 2016 Delft Software Days This 1-day intensive course is designed to learn the basics of Decision support system development using RTC-Tools. RTC-Tools is Deltares' open source software package for control and optimization of environmental systems. RTC-Tools sets itself apart from other packages with its ease of use, integration...
Deltares released RTC-Tools 2.0.0-beta1 on Friday, October 7th 2017. This is a beta release in preparation for the 2.0 release, which is scheduled for later this year. The 2.x series features: * A new focus on multi-objective optimization using lexicographic goal programming, to facilitate sequential optimization of prioritized goals. The traditional weighting...
The first workshop on RTC-Tools 2.0 is open for registration: http://www.dsd-int.nl/2016/introduction-to-rtc-tools-2-0-workshop/ We look forward to welcoming you in Delft this October!
I have uploaded a new version of the RTC-Tools Technical Reference Manual.
On April 21st an OpenMI webinar was held with an OpenMI composition of an RTC-Tools model and a SOBEK model as demonstration example. We will publish the recorded webinar soon. Lecture notes and slides can already be downloaded from the OpenMI pages in the Deltares public wiki.
This is a bug fix release. Robust handling of folder names using boost::filesystem. Fixed uninitialized variables in hydraulcModel, rateOfChangeObjectiveFunctionTerm. Source code and binaries are available in the download section.
Major new features include: Scenario trees for efficient stochastic optimization; Chance constraints for stochastic optimization; A set of fully SOBEK2-compatible components for classical feedback control; Linux support; CMake build system; BMI interface for communication with Deltares' Next Generation Hydro Software (NGHS). Source...
RTC-Tools has a new product manager! Jorn Baayen has taken over RTC-Tools product management by February 2015 from Bernhard Becker. Jorn Baayen graduated in applied mathematics at TU Delft. Jorn Baayen is experienced in open source development, computational fluid dynamics modelling and the development of control systems. Read more about Jorn on:...
On Thursday 26 February 2015 at Deltares an internal OpenMI training was held. 19 participants learned about the basic concepts of OpenMI, the theoretical background of model coupling, OpenMI example projects and how to migrate code to OpenMI compliance. In an hands-on case the participants coupled a SOBEK 3 channel flow model and an RTC-Tools control model via OpenMI. The SOBEK model...
PAO (= postacademische opleiding) Lecturers: Peter-Jules van Overloop (TU Delft), Klaas-Jan van Heeringen (Deltares), Dirk Schwanenberg (Deltares), Jan Talsma (Deltares). More information
This paper about RTC-Tools has recently been made available online: Schwanenberg, D.; Becker, B. P. J.; Xu, M. (2014): The Open RTC-Tools Software framework for Modeling Real-Time Control in Water Resources Systems. Journal of Hydroinformatics 17 (1), 130–148. http://www.iwaponline.com/jh/017/jh0170130.htm The article introduces the concept of RTC-Tools and contains...
Within the frame of the international Delft Software Days a one-day RTC-Tools course is given on October 28th, 2014 in Delft (The Netherlands). Please read more information on the Deltares Software Days webiste. You can also register via this site for the course.
Nine people participated in the RTC-Tools course on Short-term Optimization of Reservoir Systems given within the frame of the 11th International Conference on Hydroinformatics on Saturday, August 16th, 2014.
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Several papers are going to be presented on the 11th International Conference on Hydroinformatics. Please note also the sesseion "Dare to Share" on 19/Aug/2014: 1:30pm-3:15pm where an introduction on RTC-Tools is given by Dirk Schwanenberg.
Within the frame of the Critical Infrastructure Preparedness and Resilience Research Network (CIPRNet, www.ciprnet.eu) OpenMI demos have been given on April 24th, 2014 in Paris and on July 10th, 2014 in Rome (Italy). The demonstration case is an OpenMI composition with an RTC-Tools model and a Sobek model.
Within the frame of the 11th International Conference on Hydroinformatics an RTC-Tools course on Short-term Optimization of Reservoir Systems is given by Jan Talsma and Min Xu on Saturday, August 16th, 2014. Course information can be found here: http://hic2014.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/ShortCourse_DELTARES.pdf
Short-termmanagement of hydropower assets of the Federal Columbia River Power System by Dirk Schwanenberg, Min Xu, Tim Ochterbeck, Christopher Allen & Divas Karimanzira (2014), Journal of Applied Water Engineering and Research. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/23249676.2014.912952
Talsma, J.; Patzke, S.; Becker, B. P. J.; Goorden, N.; Schwanenberg, D.; Prinsen, G. (2013): Application of model predictive control on water extractions in scarcity situations in the Netherlands. Revista de Ingeniería Innova 6, 1–10. At the moment we don't have any direct link to the article. So please contact email@example.com for details.
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