"Excel based CAPE-OPEN Unit Operation"
CAPE-OPEN Unit Operation for Excel is a software designed to allow users to create and use unit operations in a CAPE-OPEN compliant simulation environment using Microsoft Excel. The software is intended for use by engineers and scientists in the chemical and process industries, and allows users to define equations for calculating unit operations using the familiar interface of Excel.
One of the standout features of this software is its integration with Excel, which makes it easy for users to input and manipulate data and equations. The software includes multiple worksheets for defining feeds, products, in- and output parameters, and includes a ribbon for inserting ports and parameters and setting up thermodynamic and physical property calculations. Additionally, the software allows users to define multiple solver scenarios and specify initial guesses for non-linear models, making it possible to solve complex calculations within the software.
Another major advantage of CAPE-OPEN Unit Operation for Excel is its compatibility with a wide range of simulation environments, including COCO simulator, AVEVA Pro/II, AspenPlus, and ProSimPlus 3. This makes it a useful tool for users who work with multiple simulation programs and need a consistent way to define and use unit operations.
Overall, CAPE-OPEN Unit Operation for Excel is a powerful and user-friendly tool for defining and using unit operations in a simulation environment. Its integration with Excel makes it easy to input and manipulate data and equations, and its compatibility with multiple simulation programs makes it a useful tool for a wide range of users. If you work in the chemical or process industries and need a way to define and use unit operations in a simulation environment, CAPE-OPEN Unit Operation for Excel is definitely worth considering.
Requirements: Windows Vista or higher, Microsoft Excel 2010 or higher
What's new in this version: Version 2.0
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