# Model Signatures for the Integration of Simulation Models into System Models

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## Abstract

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## 1. Introduction

- A clear and automated assignment of domain models to system elements is possible;
- The compatibility of domain models can be automatically evaluated;
- The most appropriate combination of domain models given a certain requirements-driven goal can be identified.

## 2. State of the Art

#### 2.1. Function-Oriented Model-Based Systems Engineering

#### 2.2. Integration and Coupling of Simulation Models

## 3. Research Question

- How can the parameters in the system element be structured for testing and design with domain models?
- How can model signatures for domain models be defined unambiguously and machine-readable?

## 4. System Element Parameter Concept

## 5. Model Signature for Domain Models

#### 5.1. Domain Model Requirements for the Model Signature

#### 5.2. Proposal of a Model Signature for Domain Models

## 6. Discussion, Conclusion and Outlook

#### 6.1. Discussion

#### 6.2. Conclusions

#### 6.3. Outlook

## Author Contributions

## Funding

## Conflicts of Interest

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**Figure 1.**Cylindrical roller bearing and lubricated rolling contact with the formation of a hydrodynamic oil film (right).

**Figure 2.**Extract of two system elements linked via functional flows from a function-oriented system architecture.

**Figure 5.**TEHD workflow and result (top) as well as the parametric coupling of the domain models “Eyring, Barus, Vogel” and “2d stationary Energy Conservation” (bottom; in accordance with [13]).

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Model Signatures for the Integration of Simulation Models into System Models. *Systems* **2022**, *10*, 199.
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Model Signatures for the Integration of Simulation Models into System Models. *Systems*. 2022; 10(6):199.
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