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Electric Drives

AC drives, DC drives, shafts, speed reducers, batteries, fuel cells

Blocks

Bridge Firing Unit (AC)Implement six pulse firing unit with notch filters for three-phase thyristor bridge
Bridge Firing Unit (DC)Generate gate signals for single- or three-phase thyristor bridge
Current Controller (Brushless DC)Implement current/torque controller model for brushless DC machine
Current Controller (DC)Implement PI current controller model for DC machine
Direct Torque ControllerImplement direct torque and flux controller (DTFC or DTC) model
Field-Oriented ControllerImplement a field-oriented controller model based on indirect or feedforward vector control strategy
Regulation SwitchImplement torque controller, and switch that selects between torque or speed regulation, for DC motor drives
Six-Step GeneratorImplement pulse generator for six-step VSI AC motor drive
Space Vector ModulatorImplement space vector modulator for PWM VSI AC motor drive
Speed Controller (AC)Implement speed controller model for vector controlled AC motor drives
Speed Controller (DC)Implement a speed controller model for DC motor drives
Speed Controller (Scalar Control)Implement speed-controller model for scalar controlled AC drives
Vector Controller (PMSM)Implement vector controller model for permanent magnet synchronous machines (PMSM)
Vector Controller (WFSM)Implement vector controller model for a wound-field synchronous machine (WFSM)
Voltage Controller (DC Bus)Implement DC bus voltage controller for thyristor bridge rectifier
ChopperImplement DC chopper model for DC motor drives
Circulating Current InductorsImplement circulating current inductors for four-quadrant thyristor bridge converter
Inverter (Five-Phase)Implements five-phase inverter model for five-phase PM Synchronous motor drive
Inverter (Three-Phase)Implements a three-phase inverter model for AC Motor Drives
Thyristor ConverterImplements single or three-phase thyristor converter for DC motor drives
Active RectifierImplement three-phase active (PWM) rectifier model for AC motor drives
DC BusImplement DC bus model that includes resistive braking chopper
Brushless DC Motor DriveImplement brushless DC motor drive using Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor (PMSM) with trapezoidal back electromotive force (BEMF)
DTC Induction Motor DriveImplement direct torque and flux control (DTC) induction motor drive model
Field-Oriented Control Induction Motor DriveImplement field-oriented control (FOC) induction motor drive model
Five-Phase PM Synchronous Motor DriveImplement five-phase permanent magnet synchronous motor vector control drive
PM Synchronous Motor DriveImplement Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor (PMSM) vector control drive
Self-Controlled Synchronous Motor DriveImplement Self-Controlled Synchronous Motor Drive
Single-Phase Induction Motor Drive Implement single-phase induction motor drive
Six-Step VSI Induction Motor DriveImplement six-step inverter fed Induction Motor Drive
Space Vector PWM VSI Induction Motor DriveImplement space vector PWM VSI induction motor drive
Four-Quadrant Chopper DC DriveImplement four-quadrant chopper DC drive
Four-Quadrant Single-Phase Rectifier DC DriveImplement single-phase dual-converter DC drive with circulating current
Four-Quadrant Three-Phase Rectifier DC DriveImplement three-phase dual-converter DC drive with circulating current
One-Quadrant Chopper DC DriveImplement one-quadrant chopper (buck converter topology) DC drive
Two-Quadrant Chopper DC DriveImplement two-quadrant chopper (buck-boost converter topology) DC drive
Two-Quadrant Single-Phase Rectifier DC DriveImplement two-quadrant single-phase rectifier DC drive
Two-Quadrant Three-Phase Rectifier DC DriveImplement two-quadrant three-phase rectifier DC drive
Mechanical ShaftImplement mechanical shaft
Speed ReducerImplement speed reducer
BatteryImplement generic battery model
Fuel Cell StackImplement generic hydrogen fuel cell stack model
SupercapacitorImplement generic supercapacitor model

Examples and How To

Simulate a DC Motor Drive

Learn how to use the DC drive models from the Electric Drives library.

Simulate an AC Motor Drive

Learn how to use the AC drive models from the Electric Drives library.

Retune the Drive Parameters

Learn how to modify the parameters of an electric drive.

Modify a Drive Block

Learn how to change electrical connections or control modules by modifying a drive block.

Multilevel Modeling for Rapid Prototyping

Reduce system development costs using Model-Based Design.

Concepts

Electric Drives Library

The Electric Drives library provides you with an easy way to incorporate electric drives in your models.

Mechanical Models

Learn how to simulate a shaft connecting a motor drive block to a mechanical load block and achieve high torque at low speed.

Mechanical Coupling of Two Motor Drives

Explore a mechanical coupling of the AC4 (DTC three-phase induction motor-based drive) and DC2 (single-phase dual-converter DC motor drive) blocks.

Winding Machine

Model a winding machine using the Two-Quadrant Three-Phase Rectifier DC Drive block.

Robot Axis Control Using Brushless DC Motor Drive

Explore a six-degrees-of-freedom robot driven by the AC6 (brushless DC motor drive) blocks.

Building Your Own Drive

Learn how to build a motor drive model according to your specific requirements.

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