Tema Vintermodell: etapp 3: dokumentation av programkod

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Peter Andrén

The ”Vintermodellen” is a software tool to help form strategies for winter road maintenance.

The present document is intended to serve as a support for future development of Vintermodellen (the Winter Model). No manual has been written before as the computer program ”vintermodellen” is exclusively used within VTI.

The Matlab implementation of the Vintermodellen computer program was written from January 2013 to March 2014. A substantial part of the work presented in the present document was to restructure the code, and move in-data from the Matlab code to spreadsheets (Excel files).

The presentation starts with some basics facts which are important to consider when running the ”vintermodellen” Matlab program. In chapter 6–8 the Matlab code is described in general terms. The presentation ends with the different ways to export the results.

The Swedish Transport Administration owns the Vintermodellen and is responsible for the development. The Vintermodellen is administered by VTI by direction of the Swedish Transport Administration.

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