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"Library not found (000281)" PSS/E v34.3 & PSS/E v34.4

asked 2018-08-16 03:47:29 -0500

sofiguer gravatar image

Hello everyone,

Is there any problem if an user model (.dll) is compiled in PSS/E v34.4 and later used in PSS/E v34.3 ???

A third party sent me a model compiled in PSS/E 34.4 using Intel Visual Fortran 2017 & Visual Studio 2015 in 64 Bit Operation System, but when I try to do the simulations in PSS/E 34.3 an error appears: "Library not found (000281)".

Is this error appearing because the PSS/E versions are different or because the IVF Fortran & VS software versions used for compiled the model are not the correct ones? As far as I know PSS/E 34 (in general) requires IVF 2015 and VS 2013.

Thank you

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i am also facing the issue. Please let me know if anyone found solution. my vendor send me dll file , can i use it directly. please advise

shuaibyes gravatar imageshuaibyes ( 2019-05-20 12:41:37 -0500 )edit

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answered 2018-08-16 10:46:52 -0500

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PSSe is a 32-bit program. It could be that the Fortran compiler, Visual Studio or OS being 64-bit version can create a conflict resulting in a non-compatible dll file. On the PSS/E v34.4 vs. v34.3 dll compatibility, PTI claimed that dlls within the same major version (v.34) should be compatible. Let's us know when you find an answer.

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Thank you for the answer joconto. Of course as soon as I find an answer for this I will let you know. At the moment I am waiting for the third party to send me the user model compiled again but now in 32-bit OS, also using IVF2015 & VS2013.

sofiguer gravatar imagesofiguer ( 2018-08-17 04:13:28 -0500 )edit

Check out this discussion also, where some users have had issues when moving models from {v34.2 and lower} to {v.34.3} and higher, or vice versa.

jfconroy gravatar imagejfconroy ( 2018-08-17 08:47:42 -0500 )edit

@jconto I received from the third party the user model compiled for PSS/E 34.4 in 32-bits OS, but they used IVF2016 & VS2015. This time the "Library not found (000281)" message does not appear but the simulation is still not running. I believe models compiled in PSS/E 34.4 does not work in v34.3.

sofiguer gravatar imagesofiguer ( 2018-08-22 11:40:38 -0500 )edit

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