Sulca 5.1 releases

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#1 Tue, 2018-09-25 11:20
Marko Luukkainen

Sulca 5.1 releases

Sulca 5.1.0 (18.6.2018)

  • New Solver
    • Improved multi-level flowsheet calculation: now child flowsheet balances are based on the main flowsheet results.
    • Transport process specific results
    • Notable performance increase
      • Commercial case, 269 unit processes (56 transports), 386825 variables.
      • Sulca 5.0.9, Initial calculation:  7min 51s, subsequent 7min 53s
      • Sulca 5.1, Initial 15.5s, subsequent 13.1s
  • Using Simantics 1.34.0
    • New database implementation
      • No longer dirty shutdown / database corruption warnings that we got with Simantics 1.18
      • Model import is faster
        • The same case as above: Sulca 5.0.9: 2min 32s, Sulca 5.1: 8.5 s
  • Updated report view
    • Split report mode keeps the labels column visible while inspecting impact assessment results
    • Improved report mode selection
      • Calculating category independent variable results
      • Showing just one type of report at time
  • New Variable database
    • Updated to EcoInvent 3.4
  • Updated manual to include features introduced since Sulca 5.0.1 release

Sulca 5.1.1 (25.9.2018)

  • FMU export support fixed
  • Report view fixes
    • Hiding a column no longer causes graphical corruption
    • Sorting the report will no longer reset the order of the columns
    • Changing the report mode resets the report tree expansion to default setting
      • Default setting can be changed from preferences
  • Adjusting number precision is now exposed in preference pages.
    • Number precision affects the report view and property tabs.
  • Removed duplicate UUIDs (Universal Unique Identifier) from included Variable database
    • Duplicate UUIDs caused copy-paste errors.
    • Excel variable import now warns about duplicate UUIDs
  • Simantics 1.35.0
    • HiDPI fixes: using high resolution displays with Windows display scaling could cause diagram context menu to appear in a wrong location.

Sulca 5.1.2 (4.10.2018)

  • Fixed Sulca 4 model import, which was broken in 5.1.1 release