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Can you work around PSSe crashing on some events?

asked 2018-06-06 11:59:25 -0500

anonymous user


Hi everyone,

Thank you in advance for your help. I am currently running contingency events from a python shell. My program works great with the exception of one thing, it crashes on certain events. Is there anyway of putting the files in a loop where if PSSe crashes, script will just restart PSSe and continue on to the next event without having to rerun in manually? These are dynamic simulations.

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answered 2018-06-06 19:57:02 -0500

jconto gravatar image

Use python error catching feature:

for i in events:
      psspy.comandxx()     #potentially could cause a crash
      print 'error message'
      continue             # next event something if no error occurred:
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Question: Will this work if the crash occurs in the fortran code of PSSE?

perolofl gravatar imageperolofl ( 2018-06-07 05:34:49 -0500 )edit

I would say no, since error handling are intrinsic to the language, so it would have to be within the Fortran code to be effective. I tried the above code template on several psspy calls, and able to avoid PSSe crashes.

jconto gravatar imagejconto ( 2018-06-07 10:35:08 -0500 )edit

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