ModelSettingsSetting important global variables within a model 
This information is part of the Business Simulation Library (BSL).
This class should be placed in the top level scope of any simulation model. It will automatically be assigned the prefex inner
as it provides global parameters for the model.
modelTimeHorizon 
Value: 10 Type: Time (s) Description: The time horizon for the model (i.e., stopTime  startTime) 

modelStartTime 
Value: Type: Time (s) Description: Start time of the model (will be automatically determined) 
modelStopTime 
Value: Type: Time (s) Description: Stop time of the model (will be determined from startTime and modelTimeHorizon) 
dt 
Value: 0.25 Type: Time (s) Description: Smallest possible interval of time for compatibility with conventional fixedstep System Dynamics models 
samplingPeriod 
Value: dt / 4 Type: Time (s) Description: Default sampling period for discrete model components (should be ≤ dt/4) 
init 
Value: BusinessSimulation.Types.InitializationOptions.FixedValue Type: InitializationOptions Description: Provide InitializationOptions (Free, FixedValue, SteadyState) as global default 
BusinessSimulation.Examples A first example 

BusinessSimulation.Examples Extending the first example to include replacement purchases 

BusinessSimulation.Examples Further extending the first example to explain new product diffusion 

BusinessSimulation.Examples Classical epidemic model by Kermack and McKendrick 

BusinessSimulation.Examples Romeo and Juliet model as introduced by Strogatz 

BusinessSimulation.Examples Predatorprey dynamics 

LotkaVolterraEquationsRevisited BusinessSimulation.Examples Predatorprey dynamics with an additional predator 

BusinessSimulation.Examples Human resource planning 

BusinessSimulation.Examples Modeling a production process 

BusinessSimulation.Examples Showcase of lookupfunctions 

BusinessSimulation.Examples Causal loop model of world dynamics 

BusinessSimulation.Examples Causal loop example given by van Zijderveld (MARVEL) 
BusinessSimulation.CausalLoop Directly set information using a ramp input profile 

BusinessSimulation.CausalLoop Directly influencing a stock to keep it at setpoint value 

BusinessSimulation.CausalLoop Directly influencing a stock to keep it at setpoint value 

BusinessSimulation.CausalLoop Process driven by elasticity and additional exponential delay 

BusinessSimulation.CausalLoop Process driven by proportionality with additional exponential delay 

BusinessSimulation.CausalLoop Flow is obtained as closing the gap to input value 

BusinessSimulation.CausalLoop Flow is obtained as closing the gap to input stock value 

BusinessSimulation.CausalLoop Exponential delay of input flow 

BusinessSimulation.CausalLoop Fixed or pure delay of input flow 

BusinessSimulation.CausalLoop Tablebased lookup given on file 

BusinessSimulation.Stocks Material delay of nth Order 

BusinessSimulation.Stocks Conveyor (aka pipeline delay) with constant delay time and no leakage 

BusinessSimulation.Stocks Conveyor delay (aka pipeline ~) with variable delay time 

BusinessSimulation.Stocks Delay the flow of material for a fixed (but variable) delay time 

BusinessSimulation.Stocks Batch processing of inflow (aka batch delay) 

BusinessSimulation.Converters.DiscreteDelay Pipeline information delay without awareness 

BusinessSimulation.Converters.DiscreteDelay Pipeline information delay with awareness 

BusinessSimulation.Converters.DiscreteDelay Ideal periodic sampler of input 

BusinessSimulation.Converters.DiscreteDelay Samples input, if Boolean trigger is true 

BusinessSimulation.Converters.DiscreteDelay Firstorder exponential smooth 

BusinessSimulation.Converters.DiscreteDelay Nth order exponential smooth with constant averaging time 

BusinessSimulation.Converters.DiscreteDelay A smooth with different delay times for positive and negative changes 

BusinessSimulation.Converters.DiscreteDelay Higher order smooth with different delay times for positive and negative changes 

BusinessSimulation.Converters.Lookup Table function defined by external data on file using Modelica's CombiTable format 

BusinessSimulation.Converters.Lookup Table function for vector input and output using Modelica's CombiTable format 

BusinessSimulation.Converters Limit any time input to be no smaller than dt 

BusinessSimulation.Converters Enable user input, if gaming mode is activated 

BusinessSimulation.Converters Converts a rate given per time base A to a rate per time base B 

BusinessSimulation.Converters Converts a time signal from time base A to time base B 

BusinessSimulation.InformationSources Reading external data from a file using Modelica's CombiTimeTable format (MCTT) 

BusinessSimulation.InformationSources Clock to provide timesignal 

BusinessSimulation.InformationSources Clock to provide timesignal in a different time base 

BusinessSimulation.MoleculesOfStructure.InformationProcessing Calculating a fractional rate of change to be used in forecasting 

BusinessSimulation.MoleculesOfStructure.Policy Determine the rate of flow (action) to close a gap between a quantity and its desired value 

BusinessSimulation.MoleculesOfStructure.Policy Maintain a stock at a desired level 

BusinessSimulation.MoleculesOfStructure.Blocks Modeling the influence of excessive workloads on productivity or quality 

BusinessSimulation.MoleculesOfStructure.Blocks Unit cost degression due to gaining experience 

BusinessSimulation.MoleculesOfStructure.Incubators Basic model of an account with optional interest 

BusinessSimulation.MoleculesOfStructure.Incubators A reservoir that aggregates multiple stock ports 

BusinessSimulation.MoleculesOfStructure.Transceivers A single stock drained by an outflow at a given rate 

BusinessSimulation.Interfaces.PartialConverters Partial SISO converter class with input and output conversions for lookup functions 

BusinessSimulation.Interfaces.PartialStocks Unrestricted reservoir to store information 

BusinessSimulation.Interfaces.PartialCLD Partial class for flow port with timing 
modelDisplayTimeBase
, changed to constant variability in v2.0.0.Evaluate = true
to dt
to make this a structrual parameter in v2.1.0.