## APMonitor Options Overview

## Main.DBS History

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*APM.DBS_READ*. When APM.DBS_READ = 0 (OFF) only the options associated with variables are skipped.

Global configuration parameters control the overall options for the application and are read before the model is parsed or data is input into the model structure. These parameters are read regardless of the value of *APM.DBS_READ*. When APM.DBS_READ = 0 (OFF) only the options associated with variables are skipped.

The database file contains options and model inputs. The following is an exhaustive list of the configuration parameters for *APM* type and *FV, MV, SV, CV* type. Each section (*Global* and *Variables*) includes an indication of the variable type (Integer or Real), the default value, data flow, and description.

The database file contains options and model inputs. The following is an exhaustive list of the configuration parameters for *APM* type and *FV, MV, SV, CV* type. Each option (*Global* or *Local*) includes an indication of the variable type (Integer or Real), the default value, data flow, and description.

## FV, MV, SV, and CV Options

## FV, MV, SV, and CV (Local) Options

Local options are associated only with parameters declared as Fixed Values (FVs) or Manipulated Variables (MVs) and variables declared as State Variables (SVs) or Controlled Variables (CVs). These options are not read when APM.DBS_READ = 0 (OFF)''.

Local options are associated only with parameters declared as Fixed Values (FVs) or Manipulated Variables (MVs) and variables declared as State Variables (SVs) or Controlled Variables (CVs). These options are not read when APM.DBS_READ = 0 (OFF).

*APM.DBS_READ*. When APM.DBS_READ = 0 (OFF) only the options associated with variables are skipped.

*APM.DBS_READ*. When APM.DBS_READ = 0 (OFF) only the options associated with variables are skipped.

- APM.APPINFO
- APM.APPINFOCHG
- APM.APPSTATUS
- APM.AUTO_COLD
- APM.BAD_CYCLES
- APM.BNDS_CHK
- APM.COLDSTART
- APM.CSV_READ
- APM.CSV_WRITE
- APM.CTRL_HOR
- APM.CTRL_TIME
- APM.CTRL_UNITS
- APM.CTRLMODE
- APM.CV_TYPE
- APM.CV_WGT_SLOPE
- APM.CV_WGT_START
- APM.CYCLECOUNT
- APM.DBS_LEVEL
- APM.DBS_READ
- APM.DBS_WRITE
- APM.DIAGLEVEL
- APM.EV_WGT_SLOPE
- APM.EV_TYPE
- APM.FILTER
- APM.FRZE_CHK
- APM.HIST_HOR
- APM.HIST_UNITS
- APM.ICD_CALC
- APM.IMODE
- APM.ITERATIONS
- APM.LINEAR
- APM.MAX_ITER
- APM.MAX_MEMORY
- APM.MAX_TIME
- APM.MEAS_CHK
- APM.MV_DCOST_SLOPE
- APM.MV_STEP_HOR
- APM.MV_TYPE
- APM.NODES
- APM.OBJFCNVAL
- APM.OTOL
- APM.PRED_HOR
- APM.PRED_TIME
- APM.REDUCE
- APM.REPLAY
- APM.REQCTRLMODE
- APM.RTOL
- APM.SCALING
- APM.SENSITIVITY
- APM.SEQUENTIAL
- APM.SOLVER
- APM.SOLVESTATUS
- APM.SOLVETIME
- APM.SPECS
- APM.SPC_CHART
- APM.STREAM_LEVEL
- APM.TIME_SHIFT
- APM.WEB
- APM.WEB_MENU
- APM.WEB_REFRESH
- APM.WEB_PLOT_FREQ

## Example DBS File

Options are stored in DBS files. When an option is changed with a call to apm_option, a line is added to the overrides.dbs file. When a measurement is recorded with apm_meas, a line is added to measurements.dbs. Below is an example of a DBS file with both global application options and options for individually classified parameters and variables.

APM.APPINFO = 0, 1 APM.APPINFOCHG = 0, 1 APM.APPSTATUS = 1, 1 APM.BNDS_CHK = 1, 1 APM.COLDSTART = 0, 1 APM.CSV_READ = 0, 1 APM.CSV_WRITE = 0, 1 APM.CTRL_HOR = 1, 1 APM.CTRL_TIME = 0.6000000000000000D+02, 1 APM.CTRL_UNITS = 1, 1 APM.CTRLMODE = 1, 1 APM.CV_WGT_SLOPE = 0.0000000000000000D+00, 1 APM.CV_WGT_START = 0, 1 APM.CV_TYPE = 1, 1 APM.CYCLECOUNT = 70, 1 APM.DBS_READ = 0, 1 APM.DBS_WRITE = 1, 1 APM.DIAGLEVEL = 0, 1 APM.EV_WGT_SLOPE = 0.0000000000000000D+00, 1 APM.EV_TYPE = 2, 1 APM.HIST_HOR = 0, 1 APM.HIST_UNITS = 0, 1 APM.ICD_CALC = 0, 1 APM.IMODE = 3, 1 APM.ITERATIONS = 0, 1 APM.MAX_ITER = 25, 1 APM.MAX_TIME = 0.1000000000000000D+21, 1 APM.MEAS_CHK = 1, 1 APM.MV_DCOST_SLOPE = 0.1000000000000000D+00, 1 APM.MV_STEP_HOR = 1, 1 APM.MV_TYPE = 0, 1 APM.NODES = 4, 1 APM.OBJFCNVAL = 0.0000000000000000D+00, 1 APM.OTOL = 0.1000000000000000D-05, 1 APM.PRED_HOR = 3, 1 APM.PRED_TIME = 0.6000000000000000D+02, 1 APM.REQCTRLMODE = 1, 1 APM.RTOL = 0.1000000000000000D-05, 1 APM.SOLVER = 3, 1 APM.SOLVESTATUS = 1, 1 APM.SOLVETIME = 0.5155999999999999D+00, 1 APM.SPECS = 1, 1 APM.TIME_SHIFT = 0, 1 APM.WEB = 1, 1 APM.WEB_MENU = 1, 1 APM.WEB_REFRESH = 10, 1 FV(1).CRITICAL = 0, 0 FV(1).FSTATUS = 0.1000000000000000D+01, 0 FV(1).LSTVAL = 0.5000000000000000D+01, 1 FV(1).MEAS = 0.5000000000000000D+01, 1 FV(1).NEWVAL = 0.5000000000000000D+01, 1 FV(1).OSTATUS[1] = 0, 0 FV(1).OSTATUS[2] = 0, 0 FV(1).OSTATUSCHG[1] = 0, 0 FV(1).OSTATUSCHG[2] = 0, 0 FV(1).PSTATUS = 1, 0 FV(1).STATUS = 0, 0 FV(1).VDVL = 0.1000000000000000D+21, 0 FV(1).VLHI = 0.1000000000000000D+21, 0 FV(1).VLLO = -0.1000000000000000D+21, 0 MV(1).COST = 0.0000000000000000D+00, 0 MV(1).CRITICAL = 0, 0 MV(1).DCOST = 0.9999999747378752D-05, 0 MV(1).DMAX = 0.1000000000000000D+21, 0 MV(1).DMAXHI = 0.1000000000000000D+21, 0 MV(1).DMAXLO = -0.1000000000000000D+21, 0 MV(1).DPRED[1] = 0.0000000000000000D+00, 0 MV(1).FSTATUS = 0.1000000000000000D+01, 0 MV(1).LOWER = 0.1000000000000000D+01, 1 MV(1).LSTVAL = 0.2000000000000000D+01, 1 MV(1).MEAS = 0.2000000000000000D+01, 1 MV(1).MV_STEP_HOR = 0, 0 MV(1).NEWVAL = 0.2000000000000000D+01, 1 MV(1).NXTVAL = 0.2000000000000000D+01, 1 MV(1).OSTATUS[1] = 0, 0 MV(1).OSTATUS[2] = 0, 0 MV(1).OSTATUSCHG[1] = 0, 0 MV(1).OSTATUSCHG[2] = 0, 0 MV(1).PRED[0] = 0.2000000000000000D+01, 1 MV(1).PRED[1] = 0.2000000000000000D+01, 1 MV(1).PSTATUS = 1, 0 MV(1).REQONCTRL = 0, 0 MV(1).STATUS = 0, 0 MV(1).UPPER = 0.3000000000000000D+01, 1 MV(1).VDVL = 0.1000000000000000D+21, 0 MV(1).VLHI = 0.1000000000000000D+21, 0 MV(1).VLLO = -0.1000000000000000D+21, 0 CV(1).CRITICAL = 0, 0 CV(1).FSTATUS = 0.1000000000000000D+01, 0 CV(1).FDELAY = 0, 0 CV(1).LOWER = -0.1000000000000000D+21, 1 CV(1).LSTVAL = 0.5000000000000000D+01, 1 CV(1).MEAS = 0.1000000000000000D+01, 0 CV(1).MEAS_GAP = 0.1000000000000000D+01, 0 CV(1).MODEL = 0.5000000000000000D+01, 1 CV(1).OBJPCT = 0.0000000000000000D+00, 1 CV(1).OSTATUS[1] = 0, 0 CV(1).OSTATUS[2] = 0, 0 CV(1).OSTATUSCHG[1] = 0, 0 CV(1).OSTATUSCHG[2] = 0, 0 CV(1).PRED[0] = 0.5000000000000000D+01, 1 CV(1).PRED[1] = 0.5000000000000000D+01, 1 CV(1).PSTATUS = 1, 0 CV(1).UPPER = 0.1000000000000000D+21, 1 CV(1).VDVL = 0.1000000000000000D+21, 0 CV(1).VLHI = 0.1000000000000000D+21, 0 CV(1).VLLO = -0.1000000000000000D+21, 0 CV(1).WMEAS = 0.2000000000000000D+02, 0 CV(1).WMODEL = 0.2000000000000000D+01, 0

Options are stored in DBS files. When an option is changed with a call to *apm_option*, a line is added to the overrides.dbs file. When a measurement is recorded with *apm_meas*, a line is added to measurements.dbs.

*APM.DBS_READ*. When APM.DBS_READ? = 0 (OFF) only the options associated with variables are skipped.

*APM.DBS_READ*. When APM.DBS_READ = 0 (OFF) only the options associated with variables are skipped.

Local options are associated only with parameters declared as Fixed Values (FVs) or Manipulated Variables (MVs) and variables declared as State Variables (SVs) or Controlled Variables (CVs). These options are not read when APM.DBS_READ? = 0 (OFF)''.

Local options are associated only with parameters declared as Fixed Values (FVs) or Manipulated Variables (MVs) and variables declared as State Variables (SVs) or Controlled Variables (CVs). These options are not read when APM.DBS_READ = 0 (OFF)''.

*APM.DBS_READ*. When

*APM.DBS_READ = 0 (OFF)*only the options associated with variables are skipped.

*APM.DBS_READ*. When APM.DBS_READ? = 0 (OFF) only the options associated with variables are skipped.

Certain options are associated only with parameters declared as Fixed Values (FVs) or Manipulated Variables (MVs) and variables declared as State Variables (SVs) or Controlled Variables (CVs). These options are not read when *APM.DBS_READ = 0 (OFF)*.

Local options are associated only with parameters declared as Fixed Values (FVs) or Manipulated Variables (MVs) and variables declared as State Variables (SVs) or Controlled Variables (CVs). These options are not read when APM.DBS_READ? = 0 (OFF)''.

*APM.DBS_READ*. When

*APM.DBS_READ = 0 (OFF)*only the options associated with variables are skipped.

*APM.DBS_READ*. When

*APM.DBS_READ = 0 (OFF)*only the options associated with variables are skipped.

Certain options are associated only with variables declared as FV, MV, SV, or CV types. They are not read when *APM.DBS_READ = 0 (OFF)*.

Certain options are associated only with parameters declared as Fixed Values (FVs) or Manipulated Variables (MVs) and variables declared as State Variables (SVs) or Controlled Variables (CVs). These options are not read when *APM.DBS_READ = 0 (OFF)*.

- COST
- CRITICAL
- DCOST
- DMAX
- DMAXHI
- DMAXLO
- DPRED
- FSTATUS
- FDELAY
- LOWER
- LSTVAL
- MEAS
- MEAS_GAP
- MODEL
- MV_STEP_HOR
- NEWVAL
- NXTVAL
- OBJPCT
- OSTATUS
- OSTATUSCHG
- PRED
- PSTATUS
- REQONCTRL
- SP
- SPHI
- SPLO
- STATUS
- TAU
- TR_OPEN
- TR_INIT
- UPPER
- VDVL
- VLHI
- VLLO
- WMEAS
- WMODEL
- WSP
- WSPHI
- WSPLO

(:title Database File (DBS):)

(:title APMonitor Options Overview:)

- APM.APPINFO
- APM.APPINFOCHG
- APM.APPSTATUS
- APM.BNDS_CHK
- APM.COLDSTART
- APM.CSV_READ
- APM.CSV_WRITE
- APM.CTRLMODE
- APM.CTRL_HOR
- APM.CTRL_TIME
- APM.CTRL_UNITS
- APM.CV_TYPE
- APM.CV_WGT_SLOPE
- APM.CV_WGT_START
- APM.CYCLECOUNT
- APM.DBS_READ
- APM.DBS_WRITE
- APM.DIAGLEVEL
- APM.EV_TYPE
- APM.EV_WGT_SLOPE
- APM.HIST_HOR
- APM.HIST_UNITS
- APM.ICD_CALC
- APM.IMODE
- APM.ITERATIONS
- APM.MAX_ITER
- APM.MAX_TIME
- APM.MEAS_CHK
- APM.MV_DCOST_SLOPE
- APM.MV_STEP_HOR
- APM.MV_TYPE
- APM.NODES
- APM.OBJFCNVAL
- APM.OTOL
- APM.PRED_HOR
- APM.PRED_TIME
- APM.REQCTRLMODE
- APM.RTOL
- APM.SOLVESTATUS
- APM.SOLVER
- APM.SOLVETIME
- APM.SPECS
- APM.TIME_SHIFT
- APM.WEB
- APM.WEB_MENU
- APM.WEB_REFRESH

- APM.APPINFO
- APM.APPINFOCHG
- APM.APPSTATUS
- APM.AUTO_COLD
- APM.BAD_CYCLES
- APM.BNDS_CHK
- APM.COLDSTART
- APM.CSV_READ
- APM.CSV_WRITE
- APM.CTRL_HOR
- APM.CTRL_TIME
- APM.CTRL_UNITS
- APM.CTRLMODE
- APM.CV_WGT_SLOPE
- APM.CV_WGT_START
- APM.CV_TYPE
- APM.CYCLECOUNT
- APM.DBS_LEVEL
- APM.DBS_READ
- APM.DBS_WRITE
- APM.DIAGLEVEL
- APM.EV_WGT_SLOPE
- APM.EV_TYPE
- APM.FILTER
- APM.FRZE_CHK
- APM.HIST_HOR
- APM.HIST_UNITS
- APM.ICD_CALC
- APM.IMODE
- APM.ITERATIONS
- APM.LINEAR
- APM.MAX_ITER
- APM.MAX_MEMORY
- APM.MAX_TIME
- APM.MEAS_CHK
- APM.MV_DCOST_SLOPE
- APM.MV_STEP_HOR
- APM.MV_TYPE
- APM.NODES
- APM.OBJFCNVAL
- APM.OTOL
- APM.PRED_HOR
- APM.PRED_TIME
- APM.REDUCE
- APM.REPLAY
- APM.REQCTRLMODE
- APM.RTOL
- APM.SCALING
- APM.SENSITIVITY
- APM.SEQUENTIAL
- APM.SOLVER
- APM.SOLVESTATUS
- APM.SOLVETIME
- APM.SPECS
- APM.SPC_CHART
- APM.STREAM_LEVEL
- APM.TIME_SHIFT
- APM.WEB
- APM.WEB_MENU
- APM.WEB_REFRESH
- APM.WEB_PLOT_FREQ

SV(1).CRITICAL = 0, 0 SV(1).FSTATUS = 0.1000000000000000D+01, 0 SV(1).FDELAY = 0, 0 SV(1).LOWER = -0.1000000000000000D+21, 1 SV(1).LSTVAL = 0.5000000000000000D+01, 1 SV(1).MEAS = 0.1000000000000000D+01, 0 SV(1).MEAS_GAP = 0.1000000000000000D+01, 0 SV(1).MODEL = 0.5000000000000000D+01, 1 SV(1).OBJPCT = 0.0000000000000000D+00, 1 SV(1).OSTATUS[1] = 0, 0 SV(1).OSTATUS[2] = 0, 0 SV(1).OSTATUSCHG[1] = 0, 0 SV(1).OSTATUSCHG[2] = 0, 0 SV(1).PRED[0] = 0.5000000000000000D+01, 1 SV(1).PRED[1] = 0.5000000000000000D+01, 1 SV(1).PSTATUS = 1, 0 SV(1).UPPER = 0.1000000000000000D+21, 1 SV(1).VDVL = 0.1000000000000000D+21, 0 SV(1).VLHI = 0.1000000000000000D+21, 0 SV(1).VLLO = -0.1000000000000000D+21, 0 SV(1).WMEAS = 0.2000000000000000D+02, 0 SV(1).WMODEL = 0.2000000000000000D+01, 0

CV(1).CRITICAL = 0, 0 CV(1).FSTATUS = 0.1000000000000000D+01, 0 CV(1).FDELAY = 0, 0 CV(1).LOWER = -0.1000000000000000D+21, 1 CV(1).LSTVAL = 0.5000000000000000D+01, 1 CV(1).MEAS = 0.1000000000000000D+01, 0 CV(1).MEAS_GAP = 0.1000000000000000D+01, 0 CV(1).MODEL = 0.5000000000000000D+01, 1 CV(1).OBJPCT = 0.0000000000000000D+00, 1 CV(1).OSTATUS[1] = 0, 0 CV(1).OSTATUS[2] = 0, 0 CV(1).OSTATUSCHG[1] = 0, 0 CV(1).OSTATUSCHG[2] = 0, 0 CV(1).PRED[0] = 0.5000000000000000D+01, 1 CV(1).PRED[1] = 0.5000000000000000D+01, 1 CV(1).PSTATUS = 1, 0 CV(1).UPPER = 0.1000000000000000D+21, 1 CV(1).VDVL = 0.1000000000000000D+21, 0 CV(1).VLHI = 0.1000000000000000D+21, 0 CV(1).VLLO = -0.1000000000000000D+21, 0 CV(1).WMEAS = 0.2000000000000000D+02, 0 CV(1).WMODEL = 0.2000000000000000D+01, 0

## DBS Parameters for Configuration

The configuration parameters before the model is parsed or data is input into the model structure. These parameters are read regardless of the value of *APM.DBS_READ*. When *APM.DBS_READ = 0 (OFF)* only the parameters associated with variables are skipped.

## Global Application Options

*APM.DBS_READ*. When

*APM.DBS_READ = 0 (OFF)*only the options associated with variables are skipped.

## FV, MV, SV, and CV Parameters

The variable parameters are associated only with variables declared in the INFO file. They are not read when *APM.DBS_READ = 0 (OFF)*.

## FV, MV, SV, and CV Options

Certain options are associated only with variables declared as FV, MV, SV, or CV types. They are not read when *APM.DBS_READ = 0 (OFF)*.

## Example File - test.dbs

## Example DBS File

Options are stored in DBS files. When an option is changed with a call to apm_option, a line is added to the overrides.dbs file. When a measurement is recorded with apm_meas, a line is added to measurements.dbs. Below is an example of a DBS file with both global application options and options for individually classified parameters and variables.

## DBS - Database File

The database file contains options and model inputs. The following is an exhaustive list of the configuration parameters for *NLC* type and *FV, MV, SV, CV* type. Each section (*Global* and *Variables*) includes an indication of the variable type (Integer or Real), the default value, data flow, and description.

(:title Database File (DBS):) (:keywords DBS, Database, Optimization, Estimation, Option, Configure, Default, Description:) (:description APMonitor stores options in a database file (DBS). They can be set from MATLAB or Python clients.:)

The database file contains options and model inputs. The following is an exhaustive list of the configuration parameters for *APM* type and *FV, MV, SV, CV* type. Each section (*Global* and *Variables*) includes an indication of the variable type (Integer or Real), the default value, data flow, and description.

The configuration parameters before the model is parsed or data is input into the model structure. These parameters are read regardless of the value of *NLC.DBS_READ*. When *NLC.DBS_READ = 0 (OFF)* only the parameters associated with variables are skipped.

- NLC.APPINFO
- NLC.APPINFOCHG
- NLC.APPSTATUS
- NLC.BNDS_CHK
- NLC.COLDSTART
- NLC.CSV_READ
- NLC.CSV_WRITE
- NLC.CTRLMODE
- NLC.CTRL_HOR
- NLC.CTRL_TIME
- NLC.CTRL_UNITS
- NLC.CV_TYPE
- NLC.CV_WGT_SLOPE
- NLC.CV_WGT_START
- NLC.CYCLECOUNT
- NLC.DBS_READ
- NLC.DBS_WRITE
- NLC.DIAGLEVEL
- NLC.EV_TYPE
- NLC.EV_WGT_SLOPE
- NLC.HIST_HOR
- NLC.HIST_UNITS
- NLC.ICD_CALC
- NLC.IMODE
- NLC.ITERATIONS
- NLC.MAX_ITER
- NLC.MAX_TIME
- NLC.MEAS_CHK
- NLC.MV_DCOST_SLOPE
- NLC.MV_STEP_HOR
- NLC.MV_TYPE
- NLC.NODES
- NLC.OBJFCNVAL
- NLC.OTOL
- NLC.PRED_HOR
- NLC.PRED_TIME
- NLC.REQCTRLMODE
- NLC.RTOL
- NLC.SOLVESTATUS
- NLC.SOLVER
- NLC.SOLVETIME
- NLC.SPECS
- NLC.TIME_SHIFT
- NLC.WEB
- NLC.WEB_MENU
- NLC.WEB_REFRESH

The configuration parameters before the model is parsed or data is input into the model structure. These parameters are read regardless of the value of *APM.DBS_READ*. When *APM.DBS_READ = 0 (OFF)* only the parameters associated with variables are skipped.

- APM.APPINFO
- APM.APPINFOCHG
- APM.APPSTATUS
- APM.BNDS_CHK
- APM.COLDSTART
- APM.CSV_READ
- APM.CSV_WRITE
- APM.CTRLMODE
- APM.CTRL_HOR
- APM.CTRL_TIME
- APM.CTRL_UNITS
- APM.CV_TYPE
- APM.CV_WGT_SLOPE
- APM.CV_WGT_START
- APM.CYCLECOUNT
- APM.DBS_READ
- APM.DBS_WRITE
- APM.DIAGLEVEL
- APM.EV_TYPE
- APM.EV_WGT_SLOPE
- APM.HIST_HOR
- APM.HIST_UNITS
- APM.ICD_CALC
- APM.IMODE
- APM.ITERATIONS
- APM.MAX_ITER
- APM.MAX_TIME
- APM.MEAS_CHK
- APM.MV_DCOST_SLOPE
- APM.MV_STEP_HOR
- APM.MV_TYPE
- APM.NODES
- APM.OBJFCNVAL
- APM.OTOL
- APM.PRED_HOR
- APM.PRED_TIME
- APM.REQCTRLMODE
- APM.RTOL
- APM.SOLVESTATUS
- APM.SOLVER
- APM.SOLVETIME
- APM.SPECS
- APM.TIME_SHIFT
- APM.WEB
- APM.WEB_MENU
- APM.WEB_REFRESH

The variable parameters are associated only with variables declared in the INFO file. They are not read when *NLC.DBS_READ = 0 (OFF)*.

The variable parameters are associated only with variables declared in the INFO file. They are not read when *APM.DBS_READ = 0 (OFF)*.

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DB_Variables NLC.APPINFO = 0, 1, NONE NLC.APPINFOCHG = 0, 1, NONE NLC.APPSTATUS = 1, 1, NONE NLC.BNDS_CHK = 1, 1, NONE NLC.COLDSTART = 0, 1, NONE NLC.CSV_READ = 0, 1, NONE NLC.CSV_WRITE = 0, 1, NONE NLC.CTRL_HOR = 1, 1, NONE NLC.CTRL_TIME = 0.6000000000000000D+02, 1, NONE NLC.CTRL_UNITS = 1, 1, NONE NLC.CTRLMODE = 1, 1, NONE NLC.CV_WGT_SLOPE = 0.0000000000000000D+00, 1, NONE NLC.CV_WGT_START = 0, 1, NONE NLC.CV_TYPE = 1, 1, NONE NLC.CYCLECOUNT = 70, 1, NONE NLC.DBS_READ = 0, 1, NONE NLC.DBS_WRITE = 1, 1, NONE NLC.DIAGLEVEL = 0, 1, NONE NLC.EV_WGT_SLOPE = 0.0000000000000000D+00, 1, NONE NLC.EV_TYPE = 2, 1, NONE NLC.HIST_HOR = 0, 1, NONE NLC.HIST_UNITS = 0, 1, NONE NLC.ICD_CALC = 0, 1, NONE NLC.IMODE = 3, 1, NONE NLC.ITERATIONS = 0, 1, NONE NLC.MAX_ITER = 25, 1, NONE NLC.MAX_TIME = 0.1000000000000000D+21, 1, NONE NLC.MEAS_CHK = 1, 1, NONE NLC.MV_DCOST_SLOPE = 0.1000000000000000D+00, 1, NONE NLC.MV_STEP_HOR = 1, 1, NONE NLC.MV_TYPE = 0, 1, NONE NLC.NODES = 4, 1, NONE NLC.OBJFCNVAL = 0.0000000000000000D+00, 1, NONE NLC.OTOL = 0.1000000000000000D-05, 1, NONE NLC.PRED_HOR = 3, 1, NONE NLC.PRED_TIME = 0.6000000000000000D+02, 1, NONE NLC.REQCTRLMODE = 1, 1, NONE NLC.RTOL = 0.1000000000000000D-05, 1, NONE NLC.SOLVER = 3, 1, NONE NLC.SOLVESTATUS = 1, 1, NONE NLC.SOLVETIME = 0.5155999999999999D+00, 1, NONE NLC.SPECS = 1, 1, NONE NLC.TIME_SHIFT = 0, 1, NONE NLC.WEB = 1, 1, NONE NLC.WEB_MENU = 1, 1, NONE NLC.WEB_REFRESH = 10, 1, NONE FV(1).CRITICAL = 0, 0, NONE FV(1).FSTATUS = 0.1000000000000000D+01, 0, NONE FV(1).LSTVAL = 0.5000000000000000D+01, 1, NONE FV(1).MEAS = 0.5000000000000000D+01, 1, NONE FV(1).NEWVAL = 0.5000000000000000D+01, 1, NONE FV(1).OSTATUS[1] = 0, 0, NONE FV(1).OSTATUS[2] = 0, 0, NONE FV(1).OSTATUSCHG[1] = 0, 0, NONE FV(1).OSTATUSCHG[2] = 0, 0, NONE FV(1).PSTATUS = 1, 0, NONE FV(1).STATUS = 0, 0, NONE FV(1).VDVL = 0.1000000000000000D+21, 0, NONE FV(1).VLHI = 0.1000000000000000D+21, 0, NONE FV(1).VLLO = -0.1000000000000000D+21, 0, NONE MV(1).COST = 0.0000000000000000D+00, 0, NONE MV(1).CRITICAL = 0, 0, NONE MV(1).DCOST = 0.9999999747378752D-05, 0, NONE MV(1).DMAX = 0.1000000000000000D+21, 0, NONE MV(1).DMAXHI = 0.1000000000000000D+21, 0, NONE MV(1).DMAXLO = -0.1000000000000000D+21, 0, NONE MV(1).DPRED[1] = 0.0000000000000000D+00, 0, NONE MV(1).FSTATUS = 0.1000000000000000D+01, 0, NONE MV(1).LOWER = 0.1000000000000000D+01, 1, NONE MV(1).LSTVAL = 0.2000000000000000D+01, 1, NONE MV(1).MEAS = 0.2000000000000000D+01, 1, NONE MV(1).MV_STEP_HOR = 0, 0, NONE MV(1).NEWVAL = 0.2000000000000000D+01, 1, NONE MV(1).NXTVAL = 0.2000000000000000D+01, 1, NONE MV(1).OSTATUS[1] = 0, 0, NONE MV(1).OSTATUS[2] = 0, 0, NONE MV(1).OSTATUSCHG[1] = 0, 0, NONE MV(1).OSTATUSCHG[2] = 0, 0, NONE MV(1).PRED[0] = 0.2000000000000000D+01, 1, NONE MV(1).PRED[1] = 0.2000000000000000D+01, 1, NONE MV(1).PSTATUS = 1, 0, NONE MV(1).REQONCTRL = 0, 0, NONE MV(1).STATUS = 0, 0, NONE MV(1).UPPER = 0.3000000000000000D+01, 1, NONE MV(1).VDVL = 0.1000000000000000D+21, 0, NONE MV(1).VLHI = 0.1000000000000000D+21, 0, NONE MV(1).VLLO = -0.1000000000000000D+21, 0, NONE SV(1).CRITICAL = 0, 0, NONE SV(1).FSTATUS = 0.1000000000000000D+01, 0, NONE SV(1).FDELAY = 0, 0, NONE SV(1).LOWER = -0.1000000000000000D+21, 1, NONE SV(1).LSTVAL = 0.5000000000000000D+01, 1, NONE SV(1).MEAS = 0.1000000000000000D+01, 0, NONE SV(1).MEAS_GAP = 0.1000000000000000D+01, 0, NONE SV(1).MODEL = 0.5000000000000000D+01, 1, NONE SV(1).OBJPCT = 0.0000000000000000D+00, 1, NONE SV(1).OSTATUS[1] = 0, 0, NONE SV(1).OSTATUS[2] = 0, 0, NONE SV(1).OSTATUSCHG[1] = 0, 0, NONE SV(1).OSTATUSCHG[2] = 0, 0, NONE SV(1).PRED[0] = 0.5000000000000000D+01, 1, NONE SV(1).PRED[1] = 0.5000000000000000D+01, 1, NONE SV(1).PSTATUS = 1, 0, NONE SV(1).UPPER = 0.1000000000000000D+21, 1, NONE SV(1).VDVL = 0.1000000000000000D+21, 0, NONE SV(1).VLHI = 0.1000000000000000D+21, 0, NONE SV(1).VLLO = -0.1000000000000000D+21, 0, NONE SV(1).WMEAS = 0.2000000000000000D+02, 0, NONE SV(1).WMODEL = 0.2000000000000000D+01, 0, NONE End DB_Variables

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APM.APPINFO = 0, 1 APM.APPINFOCHG = 0, 1 APM.APPSTATUS = 1, 1 APM.BNDS_CHK = 1, 1 APM.COLDSTART = 0, 1 APM.CSV_READ = 0, 1 APM.CSV_WRITE = 0, 1 APM.CTRL_HOR = 1, 1 APM.CTRL_TIME = 0.6000000000000000D+02, 1 APM.CTRL_UNITS = 1, 1 APM.CTRLMODE = 1, 1 APM.CV_WGT_SLOPE = 0.0000000000000000D+00, 1 APM.CV_WGT_START = 0, 1 APM.CV_TYPE = 1, 1 APM.CYCLECOUNT = 70, 1 APM.DBS_READ = 0, 1 APM.DBS_WRITE = 1, 1 APM.DIAGLEVEL = 0, 1 APM.EV_WGT_SLOPE = 0.0000000000000000D+00, 1 APM.EV_TYPE = 2, 1 APM.HIST_HOR = 0, 1 APM.HIST_UNITS = 0, 1 APM.ICD_CALC = 0, 1 APM.IMODE = 3, 1 APM.ITERATIONS = 0, 1 APM.MAX_ITER = 25, 1 APM.MAX_TIME = 0.1000000000000000D+21, 1 APM.MEAS_CHK = 1, 1 APM.MV_DCOST_SLOPE = 0.1000000000000000D+00, 1 APM.MV_STEP_HOR = 1, 1 APM.MV_TYPE = 0, 1 APM.NODES = 4, 1 APM.OBJFCNVAL = 0.0000000000000000D+00, 1 APM.OTOL = 0.1000000000000000D-05, 1 APM.PRED_HOR = 3, 1 APM.PRED_TIME = 0.6000000000000000D+02, 1 APM.REQCTRLMODE = 1, 1 APM.RTOL = 0.1000000000000000D-05, 1 APM.SOLVER = 3, 1 APM.SOLVESTATUS = 1, 1 APM.SOLVETIME = 0.5155999999999999D+00, 1 APM.SPECS = 1, 1 APM.TIME_SHIFT = 0, 1 APM.WEB = 1, 1 APM.WEB_MENU = 1, 1 APM.WEB_REFRESH = 10, 1 FV(1).CRITICAL = 0, 0 FV(1).FSTATUS = 0.1000000000000000D+01, 0 FV(1).LSTVAL = 0.5000000000000000D+01, 1 FV(1).MEAS = 0.5000000000000000D+01, 1 FV(1).NEWVAL = 0.5000000000000000D+01, 1 FV(1).OSTATUS[1] = 0, 0 FV(1).OSTATUS[2] = 0, 0 FV(1).OSTATUSCHG[1] = 0, 0 FV(1).OSTATUSCHG[2] = 0, 0 FV(1).PSTATUS = 1, 0 FV(1).STATUS = 0, 0 FV(1).VDVL = 0.1000000000000000D+21, 0 FV(1).VLHI = 0.1000000000000000D+21, 0 FV(1).VLLO = -0.1000000000000000D+21, 0 MV(1).COST = 0.0000000000000000D+00, 0 MV(1).CRITICAL = 0, 0 MV(1).DCOST = 0.9999999747378752D-05, 0 MV(1).DMAX = 0.1000000000000000D+21, 0 MV(1).DMAXHI = 0.1000000000000000D+21, 0 MV(1).DMAXLO = -0.1000000000000000D+21, 0 MV(1).DPRED[1] = 0.0000000000000000D+00, 0 MV(1).FSTATUS = 0.1000000000000000D+01, 0 MV(1).LOWER = 0.1000000000000000D+01, 1 MV(1).LSTVAL = 0.2000000000000000D+01, 1 MV(1).MEAS = 0.2000000000000000D+01, 1 MV(1).MV_STEP_HOR = 0, 0 MV(1).NEWVAL = 0.2000000000000000D+01, 1 MV(1).NXTVAL = 0.2000000000000000D+01, 1 MV(1).OSTATUS[1] = 0, 0 MV(1).OSTATUS[2] = 0, 0 MV(1).OSTATUSCHG[1] = 0, 0 MV(1).OSTATUSCHG[2] = 0, 0 MV(1).PRED[0] = 0.2000000000000000D+01, 1 MV(1).PRED[1] = 0.2000000000000000D+01, 1 MV(1).PSTATUS = 1, 0 MV(1).REQONCTRL = 0, 0 MV(1).STATUS = 0, 0 MV(1).UPPER = 0.3000000000000000D+01, 1 MV(1).VDVL = 0.1000000000000000D+21, 0 MV(1).VLHI = 0.1000000000000000D+21, 0 MV(1).VLLO = -0.1000000000000000D+21, 0 SV(1).CRITICAL = 0, 0 SV(1).FSTATUS = 0.1000000000000000D+01, 0 SV(1).FDELAY = 0, 0 SV(1).LOWER = -0.1000000000000000D+21, 1 SV(1).LSTVAL = 0.5000000000000000D+01, 1 SV(1).MEAS = 0.1000000000000000D+01, 0 SV(1).MEAS_GAP = 0.1000000000000000D+01, 0 SV(1).MODEL = 0.5000000000000000D+01, 1 SV(1).OBJPCT = 0.0000000000000000D+00, 1 SV(1).OSTATUS[1] = 0, 0 SV(1).OSTATUS[2] = 0, 0 SV(1).OSTATUSCHG[1] = 0, 0 SV(1).OSTATUSCHG[2] = 0, 0 SV(1).PRED[0] = 0.5000000000000000D+01, 1 SV(1).PRED[1] = 0.5000000000000000D+01, 1 SV(1).PSTATUS = 1, 0 SV(1).UPPER = 0.1000000000000000D+21, 1 SV(1).VDVL = 0.1000000000000000D+21, 0 SV(1).VLHI = 0.1000000000000000D+21, 0 SV(1).VLLO = -0.1000000000000000D+21, 0 SV(1).WMEAS = 0.2000000000000000D+02, 0 SV(1).WMODEL = 0.2000000000000000D+01, 0

The database file contains options and model inputs. The following is an exhaustive list of the configuration parameters for *NLC* type and *FV, MV, SV, CV* type. Each section includes an indication of the variable type (Integer or Real), the default value, data flow, and description.

The database file contains options and model inputs. The following is an exhaustive list of the configuration parameters for *NLC* type and *FV, MV, SV, CV* type. Each section (*Global* and *Variables*) includes an indication of the variable type (Integer or Real), the default value, data flow, and description.

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## Example File - test.dbs

DB_Variables NLC.APPINFO = 0, 1, NONE NLC.APPINFOCHG = 0, 1, NONE NLC.APPSTATUS = 1, 1, NONE NLC.BNDS_CHK = 1, 1, NONE NLC.COLDSTART = 0, 1, NONE NLC.CSV_READ = 0, 1, NONE NLC.CSV_WRITE = 0, 1, NONE NLC.CTRL_HOR = 1, 1, NONE NLC.CTRL_TIME = 0.6000000000000000D+02, 1, NONE NLC.CTRL_UNITS = 1, 1, NONE NLC.CTRLMODE = 1, 1, NONE NLC.CV_WGT_SLOPE = 0.0000000000000000D+00, 1, NONE NLC.CV_WGT_START = 0, 1, NONE NLC.CV_TYPE = 1, 1, NONE NLC.CYCLECOUNT = 70, 1, NONE NLC.DBS_READ = 0, 1, NONE NLC.DBS_WRITE = 1, 1, NONE NLC.DIAGLEVEL = 0, 1, NONE NLC.EV_WGT_SLOPE = 0.0000000000000000D+00, 1, NONE NLC.EV_TYPE = 2, 1, NONE NLC.HIST_HOR = 0, 1, NONE NLC.HIST_UNITS = 0, 1, NONE NLC.ICD_CALC = 0, 1, NONE NLC.IMODE = 3, 1, NONE NLC.ITERATIONS = 0, 1, NONE NLC.MAX_ITER = 25, 1, NONE NLC.MAX_TIME = 0.1000000000000000D+21, 1, NONE NLC.MEAS_CHK = 1, 1, NONE NLC.MV_DCOST_SLOPE = 0.1000000000000000D+00, 1, NONE NLC.MV_STEP_HOR = 1, 1, NONE NLC.MV_TYPE = 0, 1, NONE NLC.NODES = 4, 1, NONE NLC.OBJFCNVAL = 0.0000000000000000D+00, 1, NONE NLC.OTOL = 0.1000000000000000D-05, 1, NONE NLC.PRED_HOR = 3, 1, NONE NLC.PRED_TIME = 0.6000000000000000D+02, 1, NONE NLC.REQCTRLMODE = 1, 1, NONE NLC.RTOL = 0.1000000000000000D-05, 1, NONE NLC.SOLVER = 3, 1, NONE NLC.SOLVESTATUS = 1, 1, NONE NLC.SOLVETIME = 0.5155999999999999D+00, 1, NONE NLC.SPECS = 1, 1, NONE NLC.TIME_SHIFT = 0, 1, NONE NLC.WEB = 1, 1, NONE NLC.WEB_MENU = 1, 1, NONE NLC.WEB_REFRESH = 10, 1, NONE FV(1).CRITICAL = 0, 0, NONE FV(1).FSTATUS = 0.1000000000000000D+01, 0, NONE FV(1).LSTVAL = 0.5000000000000000D+01, 1, NONE FV(1).MEAS = 0.5000000000000000D+01, 1, NONE FV(1).NEWVAL = 0.5000000000000000D+01, 1, NONE FV(1).OSTATUS[1] = 0, 0, NONE FV(1).OSTATUS[2] = 0, 0, NONE FV(1).OSTATUSCHG[1] = 0, 0, NONE FV(1).OSTATUSCHG[2] = 0, 0, NONE FV(1).PSTATUS = 1, 0, NONE FV(1).STATUS = 0, 0, NONE FV(1).VDVL = 0.1000000000000000D+21, 0, NONE FV(1).VLHI = 0.1000000000000000D+21, 0, NONE FV(1).VLLO = -0.1000000000000000D+21, 0, NONE MV(1).COST = 0.0000000000000000D+00, 0, NONE MV(1).CRITICAL = 0, 0, NONE MV(1).DCOST = 0.9999999747378752D-05, 0, NONE MV(1).DMAX = 0.1000000000000000D+21, 0, NONE MV(1).DMAXHI = 0.1000000000000000D+21, 0, NONE MV(1).DMAXLO = -0.1000000000000000D+21, 0, NONE MV(1).DPRED[1] = 0.0000000000000000D+00, 0, NONE MV(1).FSTATUS = 0.1000000000000000D+01, 0, NONE MV(1).LOWER = 0.1000000000000000D+01, 1, NONE MV(1).LSTVAL = 0.2000000000000000D+01, 1, NONE MV(1).MEAS = 0.2000000000000000D+01, 1, NONE MV(1).MV_STEP_HOR = 0, 0, NONE MV(1).NEWVAL = 0.2000000000000000D+01, 1, NONE MV(1).NXTVAL = 0.2000000000000000D+01, 1, NONE MV(1).OSTATUS[1] = 0, 0, NONE MV(1).OSTATUS[2] = 0, 0, NONE MV(1).OSTATUSCHG[1] = 0, 0, NONE MV(1).OSTATUSCHG[2] = 0, 0, NONE MV(1).PRED[0] = 0.2000000000000000D+01, 1, NONE MV(1).PRED[1] = 0.2000000000000000D+01, 1, NONE MV(1).PSTATUS = 1, 0, NONE MV(1).REQONCTRL = 0, 0, NONE MV(1).STATUS = 0, 0, NONE MV(1).UPPER = 0.3000000000000000D+01, 1, NONE MV(1).VDVL = 0.1000000000000000D+21, 0, NONE MV(1).VLHI = 0.1000000000000000D+21, 0, NONE MV(1).VLLO = -0.1000000000000000D+21, 0, NONE SV(1).CRITICAL = 0, 0, NONE SV(1).FSTATUS = 0.1000000000000000D+01, 0, NONE SV(1).FDELAY = 0, 0, NONE SV(1).LOWER = -0.1000000000000000D+21, 1, NONE SV(1).LSTVAL = 0.5000000000000000D+01, 1, NONE SV(1).MEAS = 0.1000000000000000D+01, 0, NONE SV(1).MEAS_GAP = 0.1000000000000000D+01, 0, NONE SV(1).MODEL = 0.5000000000000000D+01, 1, NONE SV(1).OBJPCT = 0.0000000000000000D+00, 1, NONE SV(1).OSTATUS[1] = 0, 0, NONE SV(1).OSTATUS[2] = 0, 0, NONE SV(1).OSTATUSCHG[1] = 0, 0, NONE SV(1).OSTATUSCHG[2] = 0, 0, NONE SV(1).PRED[0] = 0.5000000000000000D+01, 1, NONE SV(1).PRED[1] = 0.5000000000000000D+01, 1, NONE SV(1).PSTATUS = 1, 0, NONE SV(1).UPPER = 0.1000000000000000D+21, 1, NONE SV(1).VDVL = 0.1000000000000000D+21, 0, NONE SV(1).VLHI = 0.1000000000000000D+21, 0, NONE SV(1).VLLO = -0.1000000000000000D+21, 0, NONE SV(1).WMEAS = 0.2000000000000000D+02, 0, NONE SV(1).WMODEL = 0.2000000000000000D+01, 0, NONE End DB_Variables

- COST
- CRITICAL
- DCOST
- DMAX
- DMAXHI
- DMAXLO
- DPRED
- FSTATUS
- FDELAY
- LOWER
- LSTVAL
- MEAS
- MEAS_GAP
- MODEL
- MV_STEP_HOR
- NEWVAL
- NXTVAL
- OBJPCT
- OSTATUS
- OSTATUSCHG
- PRED
- PSTATUS
- REQONCTRL
- SP
- SPHI
- SPLO
- STATUS
- TAU
- TR_OPEN
- TR_INIT UPPER
- VDVL
- VLHI
- VLLO
- WMEAS
- WMODEL
- WSP
- WSPHI
- WSPLO

### COST

Type: Real Default Value: 0.0 Data Flow: Input Description: Cost weight: (+)=minimize, (-)=maximize

### CRITICAL

Type: Integer Default Value: 0 Data Flow: Input Description: Critical: 0=OFF, 1=ON'

### DCOST

Type: Real Default Value: 0.00001 Data Flow: Input Description: Delta cost penalty for MV movement

### DMAX

Type: Real Default Value: 1.0e20 Data Flow: Input Description: Delta MV maximum step per horizon interval

### DMAXHI

Type: Real Default Value: 1.0e20 Data Flow: Input Description: Delta MV positive maximum step per horizon interval

### DMAXLO

Type: Real Default Value: -1.0e20 Data Flow: Input Description: Delta MV negative maximum step per horizon interval

### DPRED

Type: Real Default Value: 0.0 Data Flow: Output Description: Delta prediction changes for each step'

### FSTATUS

Type: Real Default Value: 1.0 Data Flow: Input Description: Feedback status: 1=ON, 0=OFF

### FDELAY

Type: Integer Default Value: 0 Data Flow: Input Description: Feedback delay: 0=No Delay, >=1 horizon steps for delay

### LOWER

Type: Real Default Value: -1.0e20 Data Flow: Input Description: Lower bound

### LSTVAL

Type: Real Default Value: 1.0 Data Flow: Output Description: Last value from previous solution

### MEAS

Type: Real Default Value: 1.0 Data Flow: Input Description: Measured value

### MEAS_GAP

Type: Real Default Value: 1.0 Data Flow: Input Description: Deadband for noise rejection of measurements in MHE

### MODEL

Type: Real Default Value: 1.0 Data Flow: Output Description: Model predicted value

### MV_STEP_HOR

Type: Integer Default Value: 1 (for NLC.MV_STEP_HOR) or 0 (for MV(#).MV_STEP_HOR) Data Flow: Input Description: Step length for manipulated variables: 0 uses NLC.MV_STEP_HOR as default

### NEWVAL

Type: Real Default Value: 1.0 Data Flow: Output Description: New value implemented by the estimator or controller (NEWVAL = MEAS when not in control)

### NXTVAL

Type: Real Default Value: 1.0 Data Flow: Output Description: Next value that the estimator or controller would implement were it on

### OBJPCT

Type: Real Default Value: 0.0 Data Flow: Output Description: Percent of objective function contibution considering all SV and CV variables

### OSTATUS

Type: Integer Default Value: 0 Data Flow: Input and Output Description: Bit encoding for status messages

### OSTATUSCHG

Type: Integer Default Value: 0 Data Flow: Input Description: Change in bit encoding for status messages

### PRED

Type: Real Default Value: 1.0 Data Flow: Output Description: Prediction horizon

### PSTATUS

Type: Integer Default Value: 1 Data Flow: Input Description: Instrument status: 1=GOOD, 0=BAD

### REQONCTRL

Type: Integer Default Value: 0 Data Flow: Input Description: Required for control mode to be ON (3): 1=ON, 0=OFF

### SP

Type: Real Default Value: 0.0 Data Flow: Input Description: Set point for squared error model

### SPHI

Type: Real Default Value: 1.0e20 Data Flow: Input Description: Set point high for linear error model

### SPLO

Type: Real Default Value: -1.0e20 Data Flow: Input Description: Set point low for linear error model

### STATUS

Type: Integer Default Value: 0 Data Flow: Input Description: Status: 1=ON, 0=OFF

### TAU

Type: Real Default Value: 60.0 Data Flow: Input Description: Time constant for controlled variable response

### TR_OPEN

Type: Real Default Value: 1.0 Data Flow: Input Description: Initial trajectory opening ratio (0=ref traj, 1=tunnel, 2=funnel)

### TR_INIT

Type: Integer Type: Real Default Value: 1 Data Flow: Input Description: Traj initialization (0=dead-band, 1=re-center with coldstart/out-of-service, 2=re-center always)

### UPPER

Type: Real Default Value: 1.0e20 Data Flow: Input Description: Upper bound

### VDVL

Type: Real Default Value: 1.0e20 Data Flow: Input Description: Delta validity limit

### VLHI

Type: Real Default Value: 1.0e20 Data Flow: Input Description: Upper validity limit

### VLLO

Type: Real Default Value: -1.0e20 Data Flow: Input Description: Lower validity limit

### WMEAS

Type: Real Default Value: 20.0 Data Flow: Input Description: Objective function weight on measured value

### WMODEL

Type: Real Default Value: 2.0d0 Data Flow: Input Description: Objective function weight on model value

### WSP

Type: Real Default Value: 1.0 Data Flow: Input Description: Objective function weight on set point for squared error model

### WSPHI

Type: Real Default Value: 1.0 Data Flow: Input Description: Objective function weight on upper set point for linear error model

### WSPLO

Type: Real Default Value: 1.0 Data Flow: Input Description: Objective function weight on lower set point for linear error model

### NLC.APPINFO

Type: Integer Default Value: 0 Data Flow: Input and Output Description: Application information: 0=good, error otherwise

### NLC.APPINFOCHG

Type: Integer Default Value: 0 Data Flow: Output Description: Application information change (new-old): 0=no change

### NLC.APPSTATUS

Type: Integer Default Value: 1 Data Flow: Output Description: Application status: 1=good, 0=bad

### NLC.BNDS_CHK

Type: Integer Default Value: 1 Data Flow: Input Description: Bounds checking: 1=ON, 0=OFF

### NLC.COLDSTART

Type: Integer Default Value: 0 Data Flow: Input and Output Description: Cold start model: 0=warm start, 1=cold start

### NLC.CSV_READ

Type: Integer Default Value: 0 Data Flow: Input Description: CSV read: 0=Off, 1=Batch, 2=Sequential

### NLC.CSV_WRITE

Type: Integer Default Value: 0 Data Flow: Input Description: CSV write: 0=Off, 1=On

### NLC.CTRLMODE

Type: Integer Default Value: 1 Data Flow: Output Description: Control mode: 1=simulate, 2=predict, 3=control

### NLC.CTRL_HOR

Type: Integer Default Value: 1 Data Flow: Input Description: Control horizon: Horizon length where MVs can be adjusted by the solver

### NLC.CTRL_TIME

Type: Real Default Value: 60 Data Flow: Input Description: Time for each step in the control horizon

### NLC.CTRL_UNITS

Type: Integer Default Value: 1 Data Flow: Input Description: Model time units (1=sec, 2=min, 3=hrs, 4=days, 5=yrs)

### NLC.CV_TYPE

Type: Integer Default Value: 1 Data Flow: Input Description: Controlled variable error model type: 1=linear, 2=squared, 3=ref traj

### NLC.CV_WGT_SLOPE

Type: Real Default Value: 0.0 Data Flow: Input Description: Slope for weight on future CV error (e.g. [+] favors steady state)

### NLC.CV_WGT_START

Type: Integer Default Value: 0 Data Flow: Input Description: Start interval for controlled variable error model weights

### NLC.CYCLECOUNT

Type: Integer Default Value: 0 Data Flow: Input and Output Description: Cycle count, increments every cycle

### NLC.DBS_READ

Type: Integer Default Value: 1 Data Flow: Input Description: Database read: 1=ON, 0=OFF

### NLC.DBS_WRITE

Type: Integer Default Value: 1 Data Flow: Input Description: Database write: 1=ON, 0=OFF

### NLC.DIAGLEVEL

Type: Integer Default Value: 0 Data Flow: Input Description: Diagnostic level: 0=none, 1=messages, 2=file checkpoints, 4=diagnostic files, 5=check 1st deriv

### NLC.EV_TYPE

Type: Integer Default Value: 1 Data Flow: Input Description: Estimated variable error model type: 1=linear, 2=squared, 3=approximate linear

### NLC.EV_WGT_SLOPE

Type: Real Default Value: 0.0 Data Flow: Input Description: Slope for weight on more cuurent EV error (e.g. favor near-term matching)

### NLC.HIST_HOR

Type: Integer Default Value: 0 Data Flow: Input Description: History horizon (SIM and CTL only): Integer >= 0

### NLC.HIST_UNITS

Type: Integer Default Value: 0 Data Flow: Input Description: History time units on plots only (0=same as CTRL_UNITS, 1=sec, 2=min, 3=hrs, 4=days, 5=yrs)

### NLC.ICD_CALC

Type: Integer Default Value: 0 Data Flow: Input Description: Specifications for initial condition differentials (MHE only): 0=OFF, 1=ON

### NLC.IMODE

Type: Integer Default Value: 3 Data Flow: Input Description: Model solution mode: 1=ss, 2=mpu, 3=rto, 4=sim, 5=est, 6=ctl

### NLC.ITERATIONS

Type: Integer Default Value: 1 Data Flow: Output Description: Iterations for solution: >=1

### NLC.MAX_ITER

Type: Integer Default Value: 25 Data Flow: Input Description: Maximum iteration: >=1

### NLC.MAX_TIME

Type: Real Default Value: 1.0e20 Data Flow: Input Description: Maximum run time in seconds

### NLC.MEAS_CHK

Type: Integer Default Value: 1 Data Flow: Input Description: Measurement checking: 1=ON, 0=OFF

### NLC.MV_DCOST_SLOPE

Type: Real Default Value: 0.1d0 Data Flow: Input Description: Slope for penalization on future MV moves (i.e. reduces controller procrastination)

### NLC.MV_STEP_HOR

Type: Integer Default Value: 1 (for NLC.MV_STEP_HOR) or 0 (for MV(#).MV_STEP_HOR) Data Flow: Input Description: Step length for manipulated variables: 0 uses NLC.MV_STEP_HOR as default

### NLC.MV_TYPE

Type: Integer Default Value: 0 Data Flow: Input Description: Manipulated variable type: 0=zero order hold, 1=linear

### NLC.NODES

Type: Integer Default Value: 4 Data Flow: Input Description: Nodes in each horizon step

### NLC.OBJFCNVAL

Type: Real Default Value: 0.0 Data Flow: Output Description: Objective function value

### NLC.OTOL

Type: Real Default Value: 1.0e-6 Data Flow: Input Description: Objective function tolerance for successful solution

### NLC.PRED_HOR

Type: Integer Default Value: 1.0 Data Flow: Input Description: Prediction horizon: Total horizon, including control horizon

### NLC.PRED_TIME

Type: Real Default Value: 60.0 Data Flow: Input Description: Time for each step in the horizon

### NLC.REQCTRLMODE

Type: Integer Default Value: 1 Data Flow: Input Description: Requested control mode: 1=simulate, 2=predict, 3=control

### NLC.RTOL

Type: Real Default Value: 1.0e-6 Data Flow: Input Description: Equation solution tolerance

### NLC.SOLVESTATUS

Type: Integer Default Value: 1 Data Flow: Output Description: Solution solve status: 1=good

### NLC.SOLVER

Type: Integer Default Value: 3 Data Flow: Input Description: Solver options: 1=NOVA, 2=IPOPT-v2.3, 3=IPOPT-v3.5, 4=SNOPT, 5=MINOS

### NLC.SOLVETIME

Type: Real Default Value: 1.0 Data Flow: Output Description: Solution time (seconds)

### NLC.SPECS

Type: Integer Default Value: 1 Data Flow: Input Description: Secifications from restart file: 1=ON, 0=OFF

### NLC.TIME_SHIFT

Type: Integer Default Value: 1 Data Flow: Input Description: Time shift for dynamic problems: 1=ON, 0=OFF

### NLC.WEB

Type: Integer Default Value: 1 Data Flow: Input Description: Generate HTML pages: 1=ON, 0=OFF

### NLC.WEB_MENU

Type: Integer Default Value: 1 Data Flow: Input Description: Generate HTML navigation menus: 1=ON, 0=OFF

### NLC.WEB_REFRESH

Type: Integer Default Value: 10 Data Flow: Input Description: Automatic refresh rate on HTML pages (default 10 minutes)

- NLC.APPINFO
- NLC.APPINFOCHG
- NLC.APPSTATUS
- NLC.BNDS_CHK
- NLC.COLDSTART
- NLC.CSV_READ
- NLC.CSV_WRITE
- NLC.CTRLMODE
- NLC.CTRL_HOR
- NLC.CTRL_TIME
- NLC.CTRL_UNITS
- NLC.CV_TYPE
- NLC.CV_WGT_SLOPE
- NLC.CV_WGT_START
- NLC.CYCLECOUNT
- NLC.DBS_READ
- NLC.DBS_WRITE
- NLC.DIAGLEVEL
- NLC.EV_TYPE
- NLC.EV_WGT_SLOPE
- NLC.HIST_HOR
- NLC.HIST_UNITS
- NLC.ICD_CALC
- NLC.IMODE
- NLC.ITERATIONS
- NLC.MAX_ITER
- NLC.MAX_TIME
- NLC.MEAS_CHK
- NLC.MV_DCOST_SLOPE
- NLC.MV_STEP_HOR
- NLC.MV_TYPE
- NLC.NODES
- NLC.OBJFCNVAL
- NLC.OTOL
- NLC.PRED_HOR
- NLC.PRED_TIME
- NLC.REQCTRLMODE
- NLC.RTOL
- NLC.SOLVESTATUS
- NLC.SOLVER
- NLC.SOLVETIME
- NLC.SPECS
- NLC.TIME_SHIFT
- NLC.WEB
- NLC.WEB_MENU
- NLC.WEB_REFRESH

The database file contains options and model inputs for the current time instance.

The database file contains options and model inputs. The following is an exhaustive list of the configuration parameters for *NLC* type and *FV, MV, SV, CV* type. Each section includes an indication of the variable type (Integer or Real), the default value, data flow, and description.

### APPINFO

## DBS Parameters for Configuration

The configuration parameters before the model is parsed or data is input into the model structure. These parameters are read regardless of the value of *NLC.DBS_READ*. When *NLC.DBS_READ = 0 (OFF)* only the parameters associated with variables are skipped.

### NLC.APPINFO

### APPINFOCHG

### NLC.APPINFOCHG

### APPSTATUS

### NLC.APPSTATUS

### BNDS_CHK

### NLC.BNDS_CHK

### COLDSTART

### NLC.COLDSTART

### CSV_READ

### NLC.CSV_READ

### CSV_WRITE

### NLC.CSV_WRITE

### CTRLMODE

### NLC.CTRLMODE

### CTRL_HOR

### NLC.CTRL_HOR

### CTRL_TIME

### NLC.CTRL_TIME

### CTRL_UNITS

### NLC.CTRL_UNITS

### CV_TYPE

### NLC.CV_TYPE

### CV_WGT_SLOPE

### NLC.CV_WGT_SLOPE

### CV_WGT_START

### NLC.CV_WGT_START

### CYCLECOUNT

### NLC.CYCLECOUNT

### DBS_READ

### NLC.DBS_READ

### DBS_WRITE

### NLC.DBS_WRITE

### DIAGLEVEL

### NLC.DIAGLEVEL

### EV_TYPE

### NLC.EV_TYPE

### EV_WGT_SLOPE

### NLC.EV_WGT_SLOPE

### HIST_HOR

### NLC.HIST_HOR

### HIST_UNITS

### NLC.HIST_UNITS

### ICD_CALC

### NLC.ICD_CALC

### IMODE

### NLC.IMODE

### ITERATIONS

### NLC.ITERATIONS

### MAX_ITER

### NLC.MAX_ITER

### MAX_TIME

### NLC.MAX_TIME

### MEAS_CHK

### NLC.MEAS_CHK

### MV_DCOST_SLOPE

### NLC.MV_DCOST_SLOPE

### MV_STEP_HOR

### NLC.MV_STEP_HOR

### MV_TYPE

### NLC.MV_TYPE

### NODES

### NLC.NODES

### OBJFCNVAL

### NLC.OBJFCNVAL

### OTOL

### NLC.OTOL

### PRED_HOR

### NLC.PRED_HOR

### PRED_TIME

### NLC.PRED_TIME

### REQCTRLMODE

### NLC.REQCTRLMODE

### RTOL

### NLC.RTOL

### SOLVESTATUS

### NLC.SOLVESTATUS

### SOLVER

### NLC.SOLVER

### SOLVETIME

### NLC.SOLVETIME

### SPECS

### NLC.SPECS

### TIME_SHIFT

### NLC.TIME_SHIFT

### WEB

### NLC.WEB

### WEB_MENU

### NLC.WEB_MENU

### WEB_REFRESH

### NLC.WEB_REFRESH

## FV, MV, SV, and CV Parameters

The variable parameters are associated only with variables declared in the INFO file. They are not read when *NLC.DBS_READ = 0 (OFF)*.

basic = 1

CASE ('DCOST

### DCOST

basic = 1

basic = 1

basic = 1

basic = 1

basic = 1

basic = 1

basic = 1

basic = 1

### MV_STEP_HOR

Type: Integer Default Value: 1 (for NLC.MV_STEP_HOR) or 0 (for MV(#).MV_STEP_HOR) Data Flow: Input Description: Step length for manipulated variables: 0 uses NLC.MV_STEP_HOR as default

basic = 1

basic = 1

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## DBS - Database File

The database file contains options and model inputs for the current time instance.

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### APPINFO

Type: Integer Default Value: 0 Data Flow: Input and Output Description: Application information: 0=good, error otherwise

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### APPINFOCHG

Type: Integer Default Value: 0 Data Flow: Output Description: Application information change (new-old): 0=no change

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### APPSTATUS

Type: Integer Default Value: 1 Data Flow: Output Description: Application status: 1=good, 0=bad

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### BNDS_CHK

Type: Integer Default Value: 1 Data Flow: Input Description: Bounds checking: 1=ON, 0=OFF

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### COLDSTART

Type: Integer Default Value: 0 Data Flow: Input and Output Description: Cold start model: 0=warm start, 1=cold start

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### CSV_READ

Type: Integer Default Value: 0 Data Flow: Input Description: CSV read: 0=Off, 1=Batch, 2=Sequential

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### CSV_WRITE

Type: Integer Default Value: 0 Data Flow: Input Description: CSV write: 0=Off, 1=On

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### CTRLMODE

Type: Integer Default Value: 1 Data Flow: Output Description: Control mode: 1=simulate, 2=predict, 3=control

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### CTRL_HOR

Type: Integer Default Value: 1 Data Flow: Input Description: Control horizon: Horizon length where MVs can be adjusted by the solver

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### CTRL_TIME

Type: Real Default Value: 60 Data Flow: Input Description: Time for each step in the control horizon

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### CTRL_UNITS

Type: Integer Default Value: 1 Data Flow: Input Description: Model time units (1=sec, 2=min, 3=hrs, 4=days, 5=yrs)

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### CV_TYPE

Type: Integer Default Value: 1 Data Flow: Input Description: Controlled variable error model type: 1=linear, 2=squared, 3=ref traj

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### CV_WGT_SLOPE

Type: Real Default Value: 0.0 Data Flow: Input Description: Slope for weight on future CV error (e.g. [+] favors steady state)

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### CV_WGT_START

Type: Integer Default Value: 0 Data Flow: Input Description: Start interval for controlled variable error model weights

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### CYCLECOUNT

Type: Integer Default Value: 0 Data Flow: Input and Output Description: Cycle count, increments every cycle

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### DBS_READ

Type: Integer Default Value: 1 Data Flow: Input Description: Database read: 1=ON, 0=OFF

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### DBS_WRITE

Type: Integer Default Value: 1 Data Flow: Input Description: Database write: 1=ON, 0=OFF

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### DIAGLEVEL

Type: Integer Default Value: 0 Data Flow: Input Description: Diagnostic level: 0=none, 1=messages, 2=file checkpoints, 4=diagnostic files, 5=check 1st deriv

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### EV_TYPE

Type: Integer Default Value: 1 Data Flow: Input Description: Estimated variable error model type: 1=linear, 2=squared, 3=approximate linear

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### EV_WGT_SLOPE

Type: Real Default Value: 0.0 Data Flow: Input Description: Slope for weight on more cuurent EV error (e.g. favor near-term matching)

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### HIST_HOR

Type: Integer Default Value: 0 Data Flow: Input Description: History horizon (SIM and CTL only): Integer >= 0

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### HIST_UNITS

Type: Integer Default Value: 0 Data Flow: Input Description: History time units on plots only (0=same as CTRL_UNITS, 1=sec, 2=min, 3=hrs, 4=days, 5=yrs)

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### ICD_CALC

Type: Integer Default Value: 0 Data Flow: Input Description: Specifications for initial condition differentials (MHE only): 0=OFF, 1=ON

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### IMODE

Type: Integer Default Value: 3 Data Flow: Input Description: Model solution mode: 1=ss, 2=mpu, 3=rto, 4=sim, 5=est, 6=ctl

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### ITERATIONS

Type: Integer Default Value: 1 Data Flow: Output Description: Iterations for solution: >=1

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### MAX_ITER

Type: Integer Default Value: 25 Data Flow: Input Description: Maximum iteration: >=1

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### MAX_TIME

Type: Real Default Value: 1.0e20 Data Flow: Input Description: Maximum run time in seconds

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### MEAS_CHK

Type: Integer Default Value: 1 Data Flow: Input Description: Measurement checking: 1=ON, 0=OFF

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### MV_DCOST_SLOPE

Type: Real Default Value: 0.1d0 Data Flow: Input Description: Slope for penalization on future MV moves (i.e. reduces controller procrastination)

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### MV_STEP_HOR

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### MV_TYPE

Type: Integer Default Value: 0 Data Flow: Input Description: Manipulated variable type: 0=zero order hold, 1=linear

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### NODES

Type: Integer Default Value: 4 Data Flow: Input Description: Nodes in each horizon step

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### OBJFCNVAL

Type: Real Default Value: 0.0 Data Flow: Output Description: Objective function value

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### OTOL

Type: Real Default Value: 1.0e-6 Data Flow: Input Description: Objective function tolerance for successful solution

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### PRED_HOR

Type: Integer Default Value: 1.0 Data Flow: Input Description: Prediction horizon: Total horizon, including control horizon

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### PRED_TIME

Type: Real Default Value: 60.0 Data Flow: Input Description: Time for each step in the horizon

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### REQCTRLMODE

Type: Integer Default Value: 1 Data Flow: Input Description: Requested control mode: 1=simulate, 2=predict, 3=control

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### RTOL

Type: Real Default Value: 1.0e-6 Data Flow: Input Description: Equation solution tolerance

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### SOLVESTATUS

Type: Integer Default Value: 1 Data Flow: Output Description: Solution solve status: 1=good

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### SOLVER

Type: Integer Default Value: 3 Data Flow: Input Description: Solver options: 1=NOVA, 2=IPOPT-v2.3, 3=IPOPT-v3.5, 4=SNOPT, 5=MINOS

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### SOLVETIME

Type: Real Default Value: 1.0 Data Flow: Output Description: Solution time (seconds)

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### SPECS

Type: Integer Default Value: 1 Data Flow: Input Description: Secifications from restart file: 1=ON, 0=OFF

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### TIME_SHIFT

Type: Integer Default Value: 1 Data Flow: Input Description: Time shift for dynamic problems: 1=ON, 0=OFF

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### WEB

Type: Integer Default Value: 1 Data Flow: Input Description: Generate HTML pages: 1=ON, 0=OFF

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### WEB_MENU

Type: Integer Default Value: 1 Data Flow: Input Description: Generate HTML navigation menus: 1=ON, 0=OFF

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### WEB_REFRESH

Type: Integer Default Value: 10 Data Flow: Input Description: Automatic refresh rate on HTML pages (default 10 minutes)

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### COST

Type: Real Default Value: 0.0 Data Flow: Input Description: Cost weight: (+)=minimize, (-)=maximize basic = 1

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### CRITICAL

Type: Integer Default Value: 0 Data Flow: Input Description: Critical: 0=OFF, 1=ON' CASE ('DCOST Type: Real Default Value: 0.00001 Data Flow: Input Description: Delta cost penalty for MV movement basic = 1

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### DMAX

Type: Real Default Value: 1.0e20 Data Flow: Input Description: Delta MV maximum step per horizon interval basic = 1

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### DMAXHI

Type: Real Default Value: 1.0e20 Data Flow: Input Description: Delta MV positive maximum step per horizon interval basic = 1

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### DMAXLO

Type: Real Default Value: -1.0e20 Data Flow: Input Description: Delta MV negative maximum step per horizon interval basic = 1

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### DPRED

Type: Real Default Value: 0.0 Data Flow: Output Description: Delta prediction changes for each step'

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### FSTATUS

Type: Real Default Value: 1.0 Data Flow: Input Description: Feedback status: 1=ON, 0=OFF basic = 1

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### FDELAY

Type: Integer Default Value: 0 Data Flow: Input Description: Feedback delay: 0=No Delay, >=1 horizon steps for delay

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### LOWER

Type: Real Default Value: -1.0e20 Data Flow: Input Description: Lower bound basic = 1

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### LSTVAL

Type: Real Default Value: 1.0 Data Flow: Output Description: Last value from previous solution

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### MEAS

Type: Real Default Value: 1.0 Data Flow: Input Description: Measured value basic = 1

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### MEAS_GAP

Type: Real Default Value: 1.0 Data Flow: Input Description: Deadband for noise rejection of measurements in MHE

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### MODEL

Type: Real Default Value: 1.0 Data Flow: Output Description: Model predicted value basic = 1

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### NEWVAL

Type: Real Default Value: 1.0 Data Flow: Output Description: New value implemented by the estimator or controller (NEWVAL = MEAS when not in control) basic = 1

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### NXTVAL

Type: Real Default Value: 1.0 Data Flow: Output Description: Next value that the estimator or controller would implement were it on

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### OBJPCT

Type: Real Default Value: 0.0 Data Flow: Output Description: Percent of objective function contibution considering all SV and CV variables

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### OSTATUS

Type: Integer Default Value: 0 Data Flow: Input and Output Description: Bit encoding for status messages

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### OSTATUSCHG

Type: Integer Default Value: 0 Data Flow: Input Description: Change in bit encoding for status messages

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### PRED

Type: Real Default Value: 1.0 Data Flow: Output Description: Prediction horizon

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### PSTATUS

Type: Integer Default Value: 1 Data Flow: Input Description: Instrument status: 1=GOOD, 0=BAD

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### REQONCTRL

Type: Integer Default Value: 0 Data Flow: Input Description: Required for control mode to be ON (3): 1=ON, 0=OFF

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### SP

Type: Real Default Value: 0.0 Data Flow: Input Description: Set point for squared error model basic = 1

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### SPHI

Type: Real Default Value: 1.0e20 Data Flow: Input Description: Set point high for linear error model basic = 1

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### SPLO

Type: Real Default Value: -1.0e20 Data Flow: Input Description: Set point low for linear error model basic = 1

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### STATUS

Type: Integer Default Value: 0 Data Flow: Input Description: Status: 1=ON, 0=OFF basic = 1

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### TAU

Type: Real Default Value: 60.0 Data Flow: Input Description: Time constant for controlled variable response basic = 1

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### TR_OPEN

Type: Real Default Value: 1.0 Data Flow: Input Description: Initial trajectory opening ratio (0=ref traj, 1=tunnel, 2=funnel)

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### TR_INIT

Type: Integer Type: Real Default Value: 1 Data Flow: Input Description: Traj initialization (0=dead-band, 1=re-center with coldstart/out-of-service, 2=re-center always)

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### UPPER

Type: Real Default Value: 1.0e20 Data Flow: Input Description: Upper bound basic = 1

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### VDVL

Type: Real Default Value: 1.0e20 Data Flow: Input Description: Delta validity limit

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### VLHI

Type: Real Default Value: 1.0e20 Data Flow: Input Description: Upper validity limit

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### VLLO

Type: Real Default Value: -1.0e20 Data Flow: Input Description: Lower validity limit

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### WMEAS

Type: Real Default Value: 20.0 Data Flow: Input Description: Objective function weight on measured value

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### WMODEL

Type: Real Default Value: 2.0d0 Data Flow: Input Description: Objective function weight on model value

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### WSP

Type: Real Default Value: 1.0 Data Flow: Input Description: Objective function weight on set point for squared error model

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### WSPHI

Type: Real Default Value: 1.0 Data Flow: Input Description: Objective function weight on upper set point for linear error model

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### WSPLO

Type: Real Default Value: 1.0 Data Flow: Input Description: Objective function weight on lower set point for linear error model