Documentation

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 Controller Implement direct torque and flux controller (DTFC or DTC) model
Field-Oriented Controller Implement a field-oriented controller model based on indirect or feedforward vector control strategy
Regulation Switch Implement torque controller, and switch that selects between torque or speed regulation, for DC motor drives
Six-Step Generator Implement pulse generator for six-step VSI AC motor drive
Space Vector Modulator Implement 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
Chopper Implement DC chopper model for DC motor drives
Circulating Current Inductors Implement 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 Converter Implements single or three-phase thyristor converter for DC motor drives
Active Rectifier Implement three-phase active (PWM) rectifier model for AC motor drives
DC Bus Implement DC bus model that includes resistive braking chopper
Brushless DC Motor Drive Implement brushless DC motor drive using Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor (PMSM) with trapezoidal back electromotive force (BEMF)
DTC Induction Motor Drive Implement direct torque and flux control (DTC) induction motor drive model
Field-Oriented Control Induction Motor Drive Implement field-oriented control (FOC) induction motor drive model
Five-Phase PM Synchronous Motor Drive Implement five-phase permanent magnet synchronous motor vector control drive
PM Synchronous Motor Drive Implement Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor (PMSM) vector control drive
Self-Controlled Synchronous Motor Drive Implement Self-Controlled Synchronous Motor Drive
Six-Step VSI Induction Motor Drive Implement six-step inverter fed Induction Motor Drive
Space Vector PWM VSI Induction Motor Drive Implement space vector PWM VSI induction motor drive
Four-Quadrant Chopper DC Drive Implement four-quadrant chopper DC drive
Four-Quadrant Single-Phase Rectifier DC Drive Implement single-phase dual-converter DC drive with circulating current
Four-Quadrant Three-Phase Rectifier DC Drive Implement three-phase dual-converter DC drive with circulating current
One-Quadrant Chopper DC Drive Implement one-quadrant chopper (buck converter topology) DC drive
Two-Quadrant Chopper DC Drive Implement two-quadrant chopper (buck-boost converter topology) DC drive
Two-Quadrant Single-Phase Rectifier DC Drive Implement two-quadrant single-phase rectifier DC drive
Two-Quadrant Three-Phase Rectifier DC Drive Implement two-quadrant three-phase rectifier DC drive
Mechanical Shaft Implement mechanical shaft
Speed Reducer Implement speed reducer
Battery Implement generic battery model
Fuel Cell Stack Implement generic hydrogen fuel cell stack model
Supercapacitor Implement 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

Learn how to use drive a winding machine driven using the DC3 (two-quadrant three-phase rectifier DC motor 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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