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The [[https://apmonitor.com/do|Dynamic Optimization Course]] is graduate level course taught over 14 weeks to introduce concepts in mathematical modeling, data reconciliation, estimation, and control. There are many other applications and instructional material posted to this freely available course web-site.
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* [[Main/PythonFunctions | APM Python Source Code Documentation]]

The development roadmap for this and other libraries are detailed in the [[Main/ProductRoadmap | release notes]]. The zipped archive contains the APM Python library '''apm.py''' and a number of example problems in separate folders. Descriptions of the example problems are provided below.
~~(:source lang=python:)~~

try:
~~def install~~(~~package):~~

pip.main(['install',~~ package~~]~~)~~

# Example

if __name__ == '__main__':

install('APMonitor')
~~(:sourceend:)~~

(:source lang=python:)

try:

from APMonitor import *

except:

# Automatically install APMonitor

import pip

def install(package):

pip.main(['install', package])

# Example

if __name__ == '__main__':

install('APMonitor')

from APMonitor import *

(:sourceend:)
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The APMonitor package is also available through the package manager '''pip''' in Python.

python pip install APMonitor
~~!! APM Python~~

Attach:apm_python.png APM Python is designed for large-scale optimization and accesses solvers of constrained, unconstrained, continuous, and discrete problems. Problems in linear programming, quadratic programming, integer programming, nonlinear optimization, systems of dynamic nonlinear equations, and multiobjective optimization can be solved. The platform can find optimal solutions, perform tradeoff analyses, balance multiple design alternatives, and incorporate optimization methods into external modeling and analysis software. It is free for academic and commercial use.

~~Hock-Schittkowsky Test Suite #71~~

* [[Main/PythonFunctions | APM Python Source Code Documentation]]

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Example applications of the APM Python library include nonlinear programming, nonlinear control, and other applications below.
~~Attach:download.jpg [[Attach:apm_python_v0.5.4.zip | APM Python - v.0.5.4 - 15 Sept 2011]]~~

Previous versions of the APM Python libraries are available below. In general, it is best to use the most current version as it supports the most advanced server features.

Attach:download.jpg [[Attach:apm_python_v0.5.4.zip | APM Python - v.0.5.4 - 15 Sept 2011]]

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!!! Nonlinear Estimation and Control with Python

In this case study, a gravity drained tank was operated to generate data. A dynamic model of the process was derived from a material balance. This material balance is displayed below, along with a diagram of the system.

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The the unknown parameters ''c1'' and ''c2'' need to be determined. The parameter ''c1'' is the flow into the tank when the valve is fully open. The parameter ''c2'' is the relationship between the volume of water in the tank and the outlet flow. Notice that this model is nonlinear because the outlet flow depends on the square root of the liquid volume. Nonlinear estimation is a technique to determine parameters based on the measurements. The following Python script uses the process data and the nonlinear model to determine the optimal parameters ''c1'' and ''c2''.

Attach:download.jpg [[Attach:python_tank_mhe.zip | Download APM Python Package for Nonlinear Estimation of a Gravity Drained Tank]]

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After an accurate model of the process is obtained, the model can be used in a Nonlinear Control (NLC) application. A PID controller is compared to the NLC response in the following script.

Attach:download.jpg [[Attach:python_tank_nlc.zip | Download APM Python Package for Nonlinear Control of a Gravity Drained Tank]]

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## Python Optimization Package

## Main.PythonApp History

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Attach:apm_python.png APM Python is designed for large-scale optimization and accesses solvers of constrained, unconstrained, continuous, and discrete problems. Problems in linear programming, quadratic programming, integer programming, nonlinear optimization, systems of dynamic nonlinear equations, and multiobjective optimization can be solved. The platform can find optimal solutions, perform tradeoff analyses, balance multiple design alternatives, and incorporate optimization methods into external modeling and analysis software. It is free for academic and commercial use. A newer Python interface is the [[Main/GekkoPythonOptimization|GEKKO Optimization Suite]] that is available with:

~~ python pip install ~~gekko

Instructions below are for working with the original APM Python package that requires an APM model and data files. The advantage of working with GEKKO is that the model equations and data are defined directly within the Python language instead of in separate files (see [[http://gekko.readthedocs.io/en/latest/|documentation]]).

Instructions below are for working with the original APM Python package that requires an APM model and data files. The advantage of working with GEKKO is that the model equations and data are defined directly within the Python language instead of in separate files (see [[http://gekko.readthedocs.io/en/latest/|documentation]]).

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Attach:apm_python.png APM Python is designed for large-scale optimization and accesses solvers of constrained, unconstrained, continuous, and discrete problems. Problems in linear programming, quadratic programming, integer programming, nonlinear optimization, systems of dynamic nonlinear equations, and multiobjective optimization can be solved. The platform can find optimal solutions, perform tradeoff analyses, balance multiple design alternatives, and incorporate optimization methods into external modeling and analysis software. It is free for academic and commercial use.

'''Recommended:''' A newer Python interface is the [[Main/GekkoPythonOptimization|GEKKO Optimization Suite]] that is available with:

python pip install gekko

Instructions below are for working with the original APM Python package that requires an APM model and data files. The advantage of working with GEKKO is that the model equations and data are defined directly within the Python language instead of in separate files (see [[http://gekko.readthedocs.io/en/latest/|documentation]]). There is also an option to run locally in GEKKO without an [[Main/APMonitorServer|Apache server]] for Linux and Windows. Both APM Python and GEKKO solve optimization problems on public servers by default and this option is available for all platforms (Windows, Linux, MacOS, ARM processors, etc) that run Python.

'''Recommended:''' A newer Python interface is the [[Main/GekkoPythonOptimization|GEKKO Optimization Suite]] that is available with:

python pip install gekko

Instructions below are for working with the original APM Python package that requires an APM model and data files. The advantage of working with GEKKO is that the model equations and data are defined directly within the Python language instead of in separate files (see [[http://gekko.readthedocs.io/en/latest/|documentation]]). There is also an option to run locally in GEKKO without an [[Main/APMonitorServer|Apache server]] for Linux and Windows. Both APM Python and GEKKO solve optimization problems on public servers by default and this option is available for all platforms (Windows, Linux, MacOS, ARM processors, etc) that run Python.

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Attach:apm_python.png APM Python is designed for large-scale optimization and accesses solvers of constrained, unconstrained, continuous, and discrete problems. Problems in linear programming, quadratic programming, integer programming, nonlinear optimization, systems of dynamic nonlinear equations, and multiobjective optimization can be solved. The platform can find optimal solutions, perform tradeoff analyses, balance multiple design alternatives, and incorporate optimization methods into external modeling and analysis software. It is free for academic and commercial use. A newer Python interface is the [[Main/~~GekkoPythonOptimizationGEKKO~~ Optimization Suite]] that is available with:

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Attach:apm_python.png APM Python is designed for large-scale optimization and accesses solvers of constrained, unconstrained, continuous, and discrete problems. Problems in linear programming, quadratic programming, integer programming, nonlinear optimization, systems of dynamic nonlinear equations, and multiobjective optimization can be solved. The platform can find optimal solutions, perform tradeoff analyses, balance multiple design alternatives, and incorporate optimization methods into external modeling and analysis software. It is free for academic and commercial use. A newer Python interface is the [[Main/GekkoPythonOptimization|GEKKO Optimization Suite]] that is available with:

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Attach:apm_python.png APM Python is designed for large-scale optimization and accesses solvers of constrained, unconstrained, continuous, and discrete problems. Problems in linear programming, quadratic programming, integer programming, nonlinear optimization, systems of dynamic nonlinear equations, and multiobjective optimization can be solved. The platform can find optimal solutions, perform tradeoff analyses, balance multiple design alternatives, and incorporate optimization methods into external modeling and analysis software. It is free for academic and commercial use.

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Attach:apm_python.png APM Python is designed for large-scale optimization and accesses solvers of constrained, unconstrained, continuous, and discrete problems. Problems in linear programming, quadratic programming, integer programming, nonlinear optimization, systems of dynamic nonlinear equations, and multiobjective optimization can be solved. The platform can find optimal solutions, perform tradeoff analyses, balance multiple design alternatives, and incorporate optimization methods into external modeling and analysis software. It is free for academic and commercial use. A newer Python interface is the [[Main/GekkoPythonOptimizationGEKKO Optimization Suite]] that is available with:

python pip install gekko

Instructions below are for working with the original APM Python package that requires an APM model and data files. The advantage of working with GEKKO is that the model equations and data are defined directly within the Python language instead of in separate files (see [[http://gekko.readthedocs.io/en/latest/|documentation]]).

python pip install gekko

Instructions below are for working with the original APM Python package that requires an APM model and data files. The advantage of working with GEKKO is that the model equations and data are defined directly within the Python language instead of in separate files (see [[http://gekko.readthedocs.io/en/latest/|documentation]]).

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Another method to obtain APMonitor is to include the following code snippet at the beginning of a Python script. ~~If APMonitor~~ is ~~not available, it will use~~ the ~~pip module to install it~~.

~~try~~:

from ~~APMonitor.apm~~ import ~~*~~

except:

~~# Automatically install APMonitor~~

import pip

pip.main(['install','APMonitor'])

~~ from ~~APMonitor~~.apm import *~~

import pip

pip.main

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Another method to obtain APMonitor is to include the following code snippet at the beginning of a Python script. The installation is only required once and then the code can be commented or removed.

(:source lang=python:)

try:

from pip import main as pipmain

except:

from pip._internal import main as pipmain

pipmain(['install','APMonitor'])

# to upgrade: pipmain(['install','--upgrade','APMonitor'])

(:sourceend:)

(:source lang=python:)

try:

from pip import main as pipmain

except:

from pip._internal import main as pipmain

pipmain(['install','APMonitor'])

# to upgrade: pipmain(['install','--upgrade','APMonitor'])

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The [[https://apmonitor.com/do|Dynamic Optimization Course]] is graduate level course taught over 14 weeks to introduce concepts in mathematical modeling, data reconciliation, estimation, and control. There are many other applications and instructional material posted to this freely available course web-site.

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Attach:apm_python.png APM Python is designed for large-scale optimization and accesses solvers of constrained, unconstrained, continuous, and discrete problems. Problems in linear programming, quadratic programming, integer programming, nonlinear optimization, systems of dynamic nonlinear equations, and multiobjective optimization can be solved. The platform can find optimal solutions, perform tradeoff analyses, balance multiple design alternatives, and incorporate optimization methods into external modeling and analysis software. It is free for academic and commercial use.

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Example applications of nonlinear models with differential and algebraic equations are available for download below or from the following GitHub repository.

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<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/WF3iieZfRA0" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

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Example applications of nonlinear models with differential and algebraic equations are available for download below or from the following GitHub repository.

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* [[Main/PythonFunctions | APM Python Source Code Documentation]]

The development roadmap for this and other libraries are detailed in the [[Main/ProductRoadmap | release notes]]. The zipped archive contains the APM Python library '''apm.py''' and a number of example problems in separate folders. Descriptions

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The development roadmap for this and other libraries are detailed in the [[Main/ProductRoadmap | release notes]]. The zipped archive contains the APM Python library '''apm.py''' and a number of example problems in separate folders. Descriptions of some of the example problems are provided below.

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Attach:download.jpg [[Attach:apm_python_v0.7.6.zip | Download APM Python (version 0.7.6)]] - Released 31 Jan 2017

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Another method to obtain APMonitor is to include the following code snippet at the beginning of a Python script. If APMonitor is not available, it will use the pip module to install it.

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# Example

if __name__ == '__main__':

install('APMonitor'

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(:source lang=python:)

try:

from APMonitor import *

except:

# Automatically install APMonitor

import pip

def install(package):

pip.main(['install', package])

# Example

if __name__ == '__main__':

install('APMonitor')

from APMonitor import *

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{$\quad x_0 = (1,5,5,1)$}

{$\quad x_1^2 + x_2^2 + x_3^2 + x_4^2 = 40$}

{$\quad 1 \le x_1, x_2, x_3, x_4 \le 5$}

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{$ \min x_1 x_4 (x_1 + x_2 + x_3) + x_3 $}

{$ s.t. x_1 x_2 x_3 x_4 /ge 25$}

{$ x_1^2 + x_2^2 + x_3^2 + x_4^2 = 40$}

{$ 1 \le x_1, x_2, x_3, x_4 \le 5$}

{$ x_0 = (1,5,5,1)$}

{$ s.t. x_1 x_2 x_3 x_4 /ge 25$}

{$ x_1^2 + x_2^2 + x_3^2 + x_4^2 = 40$}

{$ 1 \le x_1, x_2, x_3, x_4 \le 5$}

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The APMonitor package is also available through the package manager '''pip''' in Python.

python pip install APMonitor

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The latest APM Python libraries are attached below. Functionality has been tested with ~~[[http://www~~.~~python~~.~~org/getit/releases/2~~.~~7/ | Python 2.7]]. Example applications that use the apm.py library are listed further down on this ~~page.

Attach:download.jpg [[Attach:apm_python_v0.7.~~1~~.zip | Download APM Python (version 0.7.~~1~~)]] - Released ~~29 Apr 2015~~

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The latest APM Python libraries are attached below. Functionality has been tested with Python 2.7 and 3.5. Example applications that use the apm.py library are listed further down on this page.

Attach:download.jpg [[Attach:apm_python_v0.7.2.zip | Download APM Python (version 0.7.2)]] - Released 19 Feb 2016

Attach:download.jpg [[Attach:apm_python_v0.7.2.zip | Download APM Python (version 0.7.2)]] - Released 19 Feb 2016

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Attach:apm_python.png APM Python is designed for large-scale optimization and accesses solvers of constrained, unconstrained, continuous, and discrete problems. Problems in linear programming, quadratic programming, integer programming, nonlinear optimization, systems of dynamic nonlinear equations, and multiobjective optimization can be solved. The platform can find optimal solutions, perform tradeoff analyses, balance multiple design alternatives, and incorporate optimization methods into external modeling and analysis software. It is free for academic and commercial use.

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Attach:apm_python.png APM Python is designed for large-scale optimization and accesses solvers of constrained, unconstrained, continuous, and discrete problems. Problems in linear programming, quadratic programming, integer programming, nonlinear optimization, systems of dynamic nonlinear equations, and multiobjective optimization can be solved. The platform can find optimal solutions, perform tradeoff analyses, balance multiple design alternatives, and incorporate optimization methods into external modeling and analysis software. It is free for academic and commercial use. Example applications of nonlinear models with differential and algebraic equations are available for download below or from the following GitHub repository.

Attach:download.jpg [[https://github.com/APMonitor?tab=repositories | APM Python with Demo Applications on GitHub]]

Attach:download.jpg [[https://github.com/APMonitor?tab=repositories | APM Python with Demo Applications on GitHub]]

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* %list list-blogroll% [[https://github.com/jckantor/CBE40455/blob/master/notebooks/Getting%20Started%20with%20APMonitor.ipynb | APM IPython Notebook Example on GitHub]]

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(:title Python Optimization Package:)

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* [[http://apmonitor.com/online/view_pass.php?f=hs071.apm|Solve this optimization problem from a web-browser interface]] or download the Python source above. The Python files are contained in folder ''example_hs71''.

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[[http://apmonitor.com/online/view_pass.php?f=hs071.apm|Solve this problem]] problem from a web-browser interface.

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* [[Main/PythonFunctions | APM Python Source Code Documentation]]

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Attach:apm_python.png Python ~~offers a powerful scripting capabilities for solving nonlinear optimization problems. The optimization problem is sent to the APMonitor server and results are returned to the Python script. A web-interface to the solution helps to visualize the dynamic optimization problems. Example applications of nonlinear models with differential~~ and ~~algebraic equations are available for download below~~.

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Attach:apm_python.png APM Python is designed for large-scale optimization and accesses solvers of constrained, unconstrained, continuous, and discrete problems. Problems in linear programming, quadratic programming, integer programming, nonlinear optimization, systems of dynamic nonlinear equations, and multiobjective optimization can be solved. The platform can find optimal solutions, perform tradeoff analyses, balance multiple design alternatives, and incorporate optimization methods into external modeling and analysis software. It is free for academic and commercial use.

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(:description APM Python: A comprehensive modeling and nonlinear optimization solution with Python scripting language:)

!! APM Python

!! APM Python

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The latest APM Python libraries are attached below. Functionality has been tested with ~~Python 2~~.7 ~~and requires only the base [[http://www~~.~~python.org/getit/releases/2.~~7~~/ | Python installation~~]]. Example applications that use the apm.py library are listed further down on this page.

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The latest APM Python libraries are attached below. Functionality has been tested with [[http://www.python.org/getit/releases/2.7/ | Python 2.7]]. Example applications that use the apm.py library are listed further down on this page.

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The development roadmap for this and other libraries are detailed in the [[Main/ProductRoadmap | release notes]]~~ section~~. The zipped archive contains the APM Python library '''apm.py''' and a number of example problems in separate folders. Descriptions of the example problems are provided below.

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The development roadmap for this and other libraries are detailed in the [[Main/ProductRoadmap | release notes]]. The zipped archive contains the APM Python library '''apm.py''' and a number of example problems in separate folders. Descriptions of the example problems are provided below.

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The development roadmap for this and other libraries are detailed in the [[Main/ProductRoadmap | release notes]] section. The zipped archive contains the APM Python library '''apm.py''' and a number of example problems in separate folders. Descriptions of the example problems are provided below.

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* %list list-blogroll% [[Apps/DistillationColumn | Distillation Column]]

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!!! Example_hs071: Nonlinear Programming with Python

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!!! Example_nlc: Nonlinear Control with Python

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The ~~zipped archives contain a single script file '''apm.py'''. To use ~~the ~~APM Python library, include the following at the top of a~~ Python ~~script:~~

'''~~from ~~apm ~~import *'''~~

Previous versions of ~~the APM Python libraries are available below in~~ the ~~prior versions section. In general, it is best to use the most current version as it supports the most advanced server features. The product roadmap for this and other libraries are detailed in the [[Main/ProductRoadmap | release notes]] section.~~

''Prior Versions''

* [[Attach:apm_python_v0.5.4.zip | APM Python (version 0.5.4) Released 15 Sept 2011]]

Example applications of the APM Python library include nonlinear programming, nonlinear control, and other applications below.

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* [[Attach:apm_python_v0.5.4.zip | APM Python (version 0.5.4) Released 15 Sept 2011]]

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The product roadmap for this and other libraries are detailed in the [[Main/ProductRoadmap | release notes]] section. The zipped archive contains the APM Python library '''apm.py''' and a number of example problems in separate folders. Descriptions of the example problems are provided below.

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The the unknown parameters ''c1'' and ''c2'' need to be determined. The parameter ''c1'' is the flow into the tank when the valve is fully open. The parameter ''c2'' is the relationship between the volume of water in the tank and the outlet flow. ~~Notice that this model is nonlinear because the outlet flow depends on the square root of the liquid ~~volume. Nonlinear estimation is a technique to determine parameters based on the measurements. The ~~following Python script~~ uses the process data and the nonlinear model to determine the optimal parameters ''c1'' and ''c2''.

Attach:download.jpg [[Attach:python_tank_mhe.zip | Nonlinear Estimation of a Gravity Drained Tank]]

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The the unknown parameters ''c1'' and ''c2'' need to be determined. The parameter ''c1'' is the flow into the tank when the valve is fully open. The parameter ''c2'' is the relationship between the volume of water in the tank and the outlet flow. This model is nonlinear because the outlet flow depends on the square root of the liquid volume. Nonlinear estimation is a technique to determine parameters based on the measurements. The script in '''example_tank_mhe''' uses the process data and the nonlinear model to determine the optimal parameters ''c1'' and ''c2''.

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After an accurate model of the process is obtained, the model can be used in a Nonlinear Control (NLC) application. A PID controller is compared to the NLC response in the ~~following script~~.

Attach:download.jpg [[Attach:python_tank_nlc.zip | Nonlinear Control of a Gravity Drained Tank]]

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After an accurate model of the process is obtained, the model can be used in a Nonlinear Control (NLC) application. A PID controller is compared to the NLC response in the folder '''example_tank_nlc'''.

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The latest APM Python libraries are attached below. Functionality has been tested with Python 2.7 and requires only the base [[http://www.python.org/getit/releases/2.7/ | Python installation]]. Example applications that use the apm.py library are listed further down on this page.

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Previous versions of the APM Python libraries are available below in the prior versions section. In general, it is best to use the most current version as it supports the most advanced server features. The product roadmap for this and other libraries are detailed in the [[Main/ProductRoadmap | release notes]] section.

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* [[Attach:apm_python_v0.5.4.zip | APM Python - v.0.5.4 - 15 Sept 2011]]

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* [[Attach:apm_python_v0.5.5.zip | APM Python - v.~~0~~.~~5.5 - Released ~~5 ~~Dec 2011]]~~

* [[Attach:apm_python_v0.5.4.zip | APM Python -v.0.5.~~4~~ - ~~Released 15 Sept ~~2011]]

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!!! Download APM Python Libraries

The latest APM Python libraries are attached below.

Attach:download.jpg [[Attach:apm_python_v0.5.5.zip | APM Python - v.0.5.5 - 5 Dec 2011]]

Attach:download.jpg [[Attach:apm_python_v0.5.4.zip | APM Python - v.0.5.4 - 15 Sept 2011]]

The zipped archives contain a single script file '''apm.py'''. To use the APM Python library, include the following at the top of a Python script:

'''from apm import *''''

The latest APM Python libraries are attached below.

Attach:download.jpg [[Attach:apm_python_v0.5.5.zip | APM Python - v.0.5.5 - 5 Dec 2011]]

Attach:download.jpg [[Attach:apm_python_v0.5.4.zip | APM Python - v.0.5.4 - 15 Sept 2011]]

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'''from apm import *''''

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!!! Download APM Python Libraries Versions

* [[Attach:apm_python_v0.5.5.zip | APM Python - v.0.5.5 - Released 5 Dec 2011]]

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Attach:apm_python.png Python offers a powerful scripting capabilities for solving nonlinear optimization problems. The optimization problem is sent to the APMonitor server and results are returned to the Python script. A web-interface to the solution helps to visualize the dynamic optimization problems. Example applications of nonlinear models with differential and algebraic equations are available for download below.

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* %list list-blogroll% [[Apps/DiabeticGlucose | Diabetic Blood Glucose Control]]

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* %list list-blogroll% [[Apps/DiabeticGlucose | Diabetic Blood Glucose Control]]

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In this case study, a gravity drained tank was operated to generate data. A dynamic model of the process was derived from a material balance. This material balance is displayed below, along with a diagram of the system.

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The the unknown parameters ''c1'' and ''c2'' need to be determined. The parameter ''c1'' is the flow into the tank when the valve is fully open. The parameter ''c2'' is the relationship between the volume of water in the tank and the outlet flow. Notice that this model is nonlinear because the outlet flow depends on the square root of the liquid volume. Nonlinear estimation is a technique to determine parameters based on the measurements. The following Python script uses the process data and the nonlinear model to determine the optimal parameters ''c1'' and ''c2''.

Attach:download.jpg [[Attach:python_tank_mhe.zip | Download APM Python Package for Nonlinear Estimation of a Gravity Drained Tank]]

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After an accurate model of the process is obtained, the model can be used in a Nonlinear Control (NLC) application. A PID controller is compared to the NLC response in the following script.

Attach:download.jpg [[Attach:python_tank_nlc.zip | Download APM Python Package for Nonlinear Control of a Gravity Drained Tank]]

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(:title Python Interface to APMonitor:)

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!! Python for APMonitor

Python offers a powerful scripting capabilities for solving nonlinear optimization problems. The optimization problem is sent to the APMonitor server and results are returned to the Python script. A web-interface to the solution helps to visualize the dynamic optimization problems. Example applications of nonlinear models with differential and algebraic equations are available for download below.

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(:keywords nonlinear, Python, model, predictive control, APMonitor, differential, algebraic, modeling language:)

(:description Use APMonitor with the power of Python scripting language:)

!! Python for APMonitor

Python offers a powerful scripting capabilities for solving nonlinear optimization problems. The optimization problem is sent to the APMonitor server and results are returned to the Python script. A web-interface to the solution helps to visualize the dynamic optimization problems. Example applications of nonlinear models with differential and algebraic equations are available for download below.

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