Frequently Asked Questions

How do I…

… Run some examples?

First, install the examples with idaes get-examples. Then, in the directory that this created (“examples”, by default), open the main Jupyter notebook with the command jupyter notebook notebook_index.ipynb, and use it to navigate to the example(s) of your choice.

… Get more help?

Use the website to register for the IDAES support mailing list. Then you can send questions to For more specific technical questions, we recommend our new IDAES discussions board on Github.


Missing win32api DLL

For Python 3.8 and maybe others, you can get an error when running Jupyter on Windows 10 about missing the win32api DLL. There is a relatively easy fix:

pip uninstall pywin32
pip install pywin32==225