Building a C# app that uses the Conval COM Server

COM-Server » Building a C# app that uses the Conval COM Server Posted: 16.01.2019 - 9:28
  1. Start Visual Studio and create a project (e.g. Console Application)
  2. Add Reference to COMConval10 to project. You can find "References" right under the project in the Solution Explorer. This creates a "Interop.COMConval10.dll"
  3. In code try:

// Create Conval COM Server instance:
var conval = new Conval10();
// Create a ControlValve calculation and get access to the parameters:
var cd = conval.NewCalculation(2).CalculationData;

// Set some parameters
cd.ParamByName["T1"].Value = 10;
cd.ParamByName["P1"].Value = 10;
cd.ParamByName["FluidName"].Text = "Water";

// get some parameters:
Console.WriteLine("T1 = {0} {1}", cd.ParamByName["T1"].Value, cd.ParamByName["T1"].CalcUnit.UnitName);
Console.WriteLine("P1 = {0} {1}", cd.ParamByName["P1"].Value, cd.ParamByName["P1"].CalcUnit.UnitName);
Console.WriteLine("Rho1 = {0} {1}", cd.ParamByName["Rho1"].Value, cd.ParamByName["Rho1"].CalcUnit.UnitName);

// change a unit of measurement:
cd.ParamByName["T1"].CalcUnit.UnitName = "K";
Console.WriteLine("T1 = {0} {1}", cd.ParamByName["T1"].Value, cd.ParamByName["T1"].CalcUnit.UnitName);

// the end:
Console.ReadLine();
conval.Exit();

This is just a simple example. To get more information about using the COM Server, please refer to the COMServer documentation.

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