Loading a Database
How to use a private database in OLI software version 10 and later?
Installing the database
See Installing an OLI Database for instructions on how to load a private database
Using a private database in OLI Studio/Analyzer
1. Start the OLI Studio/Analyzer program.
2. Create a stream. A note about hierarchy. The deeper into a tree the more local the change. You can specify a database at the program level, a stream level, or a calculation level. Make the appropriate choice. For this example, we are going to add a database at the stream level.
3. A drop-down list will be displayed. Position the cursor on Using Model options and click.
This will display a list of loaded databanks. Note 1, that you may not have all the databases listed below. Note 2, we have selected the MSE thermodynamic framework.
4. For this example we will be selecting the "Sodium Iodide" database. You will have to scroll down to find it:
Note 1: Scroll down Note 2: hight light the database and then click the right-arrow
5. The database is selected, click OK to continue
6. Confirming that the database is selected
The summary window will show you which frameworks and databases that have been selected.
Using a private database in OLI Flowsheet
1. Start OLI Flowsheet: ESP and then click on the Chemistry tab
2. We have chosen the MSE framework (#1). Next click the Add button (#2)
3. For our example, locate the "Sodium Iodide" database and select it
4 Confirming the database selection
Using a private database in the OLI Chemistry Wizard
1. Start the OLI Chemistry Wizard
2. Enter a model name = #1 (or use an existing one) and also change your working folder if required = #2.
3. Locate our example database "Sodium Iodide", you may need to scroll down.
- 1 Select the database
- 2 Click the right-arrow
4. Confirming database selection
Click Next to finish the Chemistry Wizard. See Chemistry Wizard for more instructions