Analysis and Documentation of Requirements for the Software Package for Conducting Computational Experiments and Numerical Investigation “Flow Tube – Liquid” System of a Coriolis Flow Meter

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Abstract

Item. This article describes the stages of development of a software package designed to conduct a series of computational experiments on numerical modeling of the “flow tube – liquid” system of a Coriolis flow meter and automation of algorithms for subsequent data processing and visualization. The purpose of this article is to formulate and document the requirements for a software package, and its design based on modern approaches to the development of software products. Methods. The structure of requirements for the software package was developed based on the Software Requirements Specification template adopted in the Rational Unified Process software development methodology, in accordance with the classification of requirements for FURPS+ software systems. Python 3 and the interpreted programming language of the MATLAB environment were used to develop the complex routines. Results. A structure of requirements for the software package has been developed, including functional and non-functional requirements. A software package consisting of three subprograms has been developed, its structure, main components and capabilities are described, and examples of use are demonstrated. Conclusions. The software package solves the problems of automating modeling algorithms, processing and visualizing data obtained as a result of experiments. It can be used in engineering and scientific research related to the analysis of the performance of Coriolis flow meters.

General Information

Keywords: software package, flow tube-liquid system, Coriolis flow meter, numerical modeling

Journal rubric: Software

Article type: scientific article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.17759/mda.2024140210

Received: 14.03.2024

Accepted:

For citation: Gudkova E.A. Analysis and Documentation of Requirements for the Software Package for Conducting Computational Experiments and Numerical Investigation “Flow Tube – Liquid” System of a Coriolis Flow Meter. Modelirovanie i analiz dannikh = Modelling and Data Analysis, 2024. Vol. 14, no. 2, pp. 140–151. DOI: 10.17759/mda.2024140210. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)

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Ekaterina A. Gudkova, postgraduate student, Senior lecturer of the Department of Information Technologies and Systems, Penza State Technological University (PSTU), Penza, Russia, ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2197-6419, e-mail: gudkova-penza@yandex.ru

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