Technical Component Parameters

Christopher Peplin edited this page Oct 24, 2010 · 6 revisions

These parameters are for a base type - an instance of any of these can have specific instance values. They may change over the lifetime of the instance.

Each parameter should have help text in a separate table.

Common Technical Component Parameters

Name|Unit|Data Type|Notes | Name|N/A|text Description|N/A|text Peak Capacity Minimum|MW|integer Peak Capacity Maximum|MW|integer Average Capacity|%|integer Technical Reliability|Number of Days|integer|MTBF Technical Complexity|Number of Days|integer|MTTR Average Repair Cost|%|integer|cheap to expensive repairs Workforce|Count|integer Footprint|sq. m|integer Capital Cost Minimum|$|integer Capital Cost Maximum|$|integer Environmental Disruptiveness|%|integer|no impact to ecosystem destroying Waste Disposal Cost Minimum|$ per turn|integer Waste Disposal Cost Maximum|$ per turn|integer Noise|dB|integer Online|Boolean|boolean Lifetime|Years|integer|Reliability goes down and costs go up as component approaches end of life Repair|N/A|Foreign Key|Instances of required repairs Contract Negotiation|N/A|Foreign Key|Instances of required union contract negotiations User|N/A|Foreign Key|If this is a custom type, who created it?

Derived Parameters

  • online? online == true and no outstanding strikes or repairs

Base Generator Parameters

Name|Unit|Data Type|Notes | Safety|Number of Dates|integer|MTBF Average Saftey Incident Severity|%|integer|self-contained to outbreak Ramping Speed|Number of Minutes|integer Fuel|N/A|Foreign Key Fuel Efficiency|Fuel units per MW|float Air Emissions|integer|g/GJ Water Emissions|integer|g/GJ Maintenance Cost Minimum|$|integer Maintenance Cost Maximum|$|integer Tax Credit|$/MW|float Bid|N/A|Foreign Key

Derived Parameters

  • Renewable? generator.fuel.renewable?
  • Fuel amount? MW x fuel efficiency
  • Marginal cost? sum of:
    • maintenance
    • worker salary x workforce
    • fuel cost x fuel amount
    • fuel penalties x fuel amount
    • unexpected repairs
    • taxes
  • Revenue? sum of:
    • tax credits
    • MW x price per MW
  • Availability? MTBF / (MTBF + MTTR)

Base Line Parameters

Name|Unit|Data Type|Notes | AC/DC|Boolean|boolean Cost|N/A|Foreign Key|minimum distance, maximum distance, min cost, max cost, type (capitol or maintenance) Maintenance Cost|N/A|Foreign Key|minimum distance, maximum distance, min cost, max cost, type (capitol or maintenance) Voltage|kV|integer Resistance|k ohm|integer Diameter|cm|float Height|m|integer

TODO reactive power?

Derived Parameters

  • Overall line resistance? resistance * length / cross sectional area
  • Loss? power * overall resistance / voltage^^2^^
  • Maximum distance? maximum distance in costs structure

Base Storage Device Parameters

Name|Unit|Data Type|Notes | Decay Rate|MW per turn|float Maintenance Cost Minimum|$|integer Maintenance Cost Maximum|$|integer Efficiency|%|integer

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