The Methods and Tools Special Interest Group met today from 5 pm till 6:.30 pm Central European Time.


Development of activity report to be presented by the Methods & Tools Special Interest Group at the CAPE-OPEN 2019 Annual Meeting


U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (represented by Bill BARRETT), AmsterCHEM (represented by Jasper van BATEN), Bryan Research & Engineering (represented by Michael HLAVINKA), Michel PONS (contractor to CO-LaN as Chief Technology Officer)


The list of items to be reported upon has been established. A first draft of the presentation has been worked out especially on list of named values (Simulation Context interface), on the Flowsheet Monitoring interface specification, on the proposed persistence interface specification and parameter interface specification which both fit with COBIA. The presentation will be revised off-line by the M&T SIG before the next conference call.

The next meeting of the Methods and Tools Special Interest Group is scheduled for October 9, 2019.


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.”