The Methods & Tools Special Interest Group met from 5 pm till 6 pm Central European Time.


Outcome: Review of the Errata & Clarifications document on Parameter Common Interface specification (30 mn).

On Flowsheet Monitoring, further modifications made to the document in order to get away completely from Flowsheet validation status. Validate method created so that the Flowsheet Monitoring Component may validate itself, in a rather equivalent way to the Validate method for a Unit Operation. Definition of the values returned by such a method. The Flowsheet Monitoring interface specification document was moved to version 1.25 and made available on the repository of the CAPE-OPEN IDL project.


Picture of Bill BARRETT (US EPA representative) in December 2018Contact Bill BARRETT (representative of US Environmental Protection Agency, leader of the Methods & Tools Special Interest Group) should you wish to join the Methods & Tools Special Interest Group. Its charter is: “Improve integration, and expand utilization of Computer-Aided Process Engineering (CAPE) applications within the enterprise through identification and resolution of existing cross-cutting issues with the CAPE-OPEN platform, develop mechanisms for use of CAPE within other application domains, and incorporate advances in information technology into the CAPE-OPEN platform.”