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Simscape Power Systems Blocks

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Simscape Components

Control

ASM Current ControllerDiscrete-time PI-based asynchronous machine current control
ASM Direct Torque ControlAsynchronous machine direct torque control
ASM Field-Oriented ControlAsynchronous machine field-oriented control
ASM Scalar Control Asynchronous machine V/f control
Three-Phase Bridge Cycloconverter Voltage ControllerPI-based RMS voltage control for three-phase bridge cycloconverters
Discrete PI ControllerDiscrete-time PI controller with external anti-windup input
Discrete PI Controller with Integral Anti-WindupDiscrete-time PI control with integral anti-windup
Filtered Derivative (Discrete or Continuous)Discrete-time or continuous-time filtered derivative
Integrator (Discrete or Continuous)Discrete-time or continuous-time integrator
Integrator with Wrapped State (Discrete or Continuous)Discrete-time or continuous-time integrator with wrapped state
Lead-Lag (Discrete or Continuous)Discrete-time or continuous-time lead-lag compensator
Low-Pass Filter (Discrete or Continuous)Discrete-time or continuous-time low-pass filter
RST ControllerPredictive control using a polynomial representation
Smith Predictor ControllerDiscrete-time Smith dead-time compensator
State-Feedback ControllerDiscrete-time state-feedback controller with integral action
Washout (Discrete or Continuous)Discrete-time or continuous-time washout or high-pass filter
Velocity ControllerDiscrete-time velocity controller
Clarke TransformImplement abc to αβ0 transform
Clarke to Park Angle TransformImplement αβ0 to dq0 transform
Inverse Clarke TransformImplement αβ0 to abc transform
Inverse Park TransformImplement dq0 to abc transform
Inverse Symmetrical-Components TransformImplement +-0 to abc transform
Park TransformImplement abc to dq0 transform
Park to Clarke Angle TransformImplement dq0 to αβ0 transform
Symmetrical-Components TransformImplement abc to +-0 transform
Power MeasurementMeasure single-phase real and reactive power
RMS MeasurementMeasure root-mean-square (RMS) properties of a signal
Sinusoidal Measurement (PLL)Estimate sinusoidal characteristics using a phase-locked loop
Three-Phase Power MeasurementMeasure three-phase real and reactive power
Three-Phase Sinusoidal Measurement (PLL)Estimate three-phase sinusoidal characteristics using a phase-locked loop
Luenberger ObserverDiscrete-time Luenberger observer
ASM Flux ObserverAsynchronous machine flux observer
PMSM Current ControllerPermanent magnet synchronous machine current controller
PMSM Current Controller with Pre-ControlPermanent magnet synchronous machine current controller with pre-control
PMSM Current Reference GeneratorPermanent magnet synchronous machine current reference generator
PMSM Field-Oriented ControlPermanent magnet synchronous machine field-oriented control
PMSM Field-Weakening ControllerPermanent magnet synchronous machine field-weakening controller
PMSM Torque EstimatorPermanent magnet synchronous machine torque estimator
d-q Voltage LimiterLimit voltage in the rotor direct-quadrature reference frame
PWM GeneratorGenerate pulse width modulated signal
PWM Generator (Three-phase, Three-level)Generate three-phase, three-level pulse width modulated waveform
PWM Generator (Three-phase, Two-level)Generate three-phase, two-level pulse width modulated waveform
Thyristor 6-Pulse GeneratorGenerate thyristor 6-pulse waveform in single-pulsing mode
SM AC1CSynchronous machine AC1C excitation system including an Automatic Voltage Regulator (AVR) and an exciter
SM Current ControllerSynchronous machine current controller
SM Current Reference GeneratorSynchronous machine current reference generator

Specialized Technology

Electrical Sources and Elements

AC Current SourceImplement sinusoidal current source
AC Voltage SourceImplement sinusoidal voltage source
BatteryImplement generic battery model
Controlled Current SourceImplement controlled current source
Controlled Voltage SourceImplement controlled voltage source
DC Voltage SourceImplement DC voltage source
Three-Phase Programmable Voltage SourceImplement three-phase voltage source with programmable time variation of amplitude, phase, frequency, and harmonics
Three-Phase SourceImplement three-phase source with internal R-L impedance
Linear TransformerImplement two- or three-winding linear transformer
Grounding TransformerImplement three-phase grounding transformer providing a neutral in three-wire system
Saturable TransformerImplement two- or three-winding saturable transformer
Multi-Winding TransformerImplement multi-winding transformer with taps
Three-Phase Transformer (Three Windings)Implement three-phase transformer with configurable winding connections
Three-Phase Transformer (Two Windings)Implement three-phase transformer with configurable winding connections
Three-Phase Transformer 12 TerminalsImplement three single-phase, two-winding transformers where all terminals are accessible
Three-Phase Transformer Inductance Matrix Type (Three Windings)Implement three-phase three-winding transformer with configurable winding connections and core geometry
Three-Phase Transformer Inductance Matrix Type (Two Windings)Implement three-phase two-winding transformer with configurable winding connections and core geometry
Zigzag Phase-Shifting TransformerImplement zigzag phase-shifting transformer with configurable secondary winding connection
Three-Phase OLTC Regulating Transformer (Phasor Type)Implement phasor model of three-phase OLTC regulating transformer
Three-Phase OLTC Phase Shifting Transformer Delta-Hexagonal (Phasor Type)Implement phasor model of three-phase OLTC phase-shifting transformer using delta hexagonal connection
PI Section LineImplement single-phase transmission line with lumped parameters
Distributed Parameter LineImplement N-phase distributed parameter transmission line model with lumped losses
Three-Phase PI Section LineImplement three-phase transmission line section with lumped parameters
Series RLC BranchImplement series RLC branch
Series RLC LoadImplement linear series RLC load
Parallel RLC BranchImplement parallel RLC branch
Parallel RLC LoadImplement linear parallel RLC load
Mutual InductanceImplement inductances with mutual coupling
Three-Phase Harmonic FilterImplement four types of three-phase harmonic filters using RLC components
Three-Phase Dynamic LoadImplement three-phase dynamic load with active power and reactive power as function of voltage or controlled from external input
Three-Phase Series RLC BranchImplement three-phase series RLC branch
Three-Phase Series RLC LoadImplement three-phase series RLC load with selectable connection
Three-Phase Parallel RLC BranchImplement three-phase parallel RLC branch
Three-Phase Parallel RLC LoadImplement three-phase parallel RLC load with selectable connection
Three-Phase Mutual Inductance Z1-Z0Implement three-phase impedance with mutual coupling among phases
BreakerImplement circuit breaker opening at current zero crossing
Three-Phase BreakerImplement three-phase circuit breaker opening at current zero crossing
Three-Phase FaultImplement programmable phase-to-phase and phase-to-ground fault breaker system
GroundProvide connection to ground
NeutralImplement common node in circuit
Surge ArresterImplement metal-oxide surge arrester
Connection PortCreate Physical Modeling connector port for subsystem

Motors and Generators

AC1A Excitation SystemImplements IEEE type AC1A excitation system model
AC4A Excitation SystemImplements IEEE type AC4A excitation system model
AC5A Excitation SystemImplements IEEE type AC5A excitation system model
DC1A Excitation SystemImplements IEEE type DC1A excitation system model
DC2A Excitation SystemImplements IEEE type DC2A excitation system model
Excitation SystemProvide excitation system for synchronous machine and regulate its terminal voltage in generating mode
ST1A Excitation SystemImplements IEEE type ST1A excitation system model
ST2A Excitation SystemImplements IEEE type ST2A excitation system model
Asynchronous MachineModel the dynamics of three-phase asynchronous machine, also known as induction machine
DC MachineImplement wound-field or permanent magnet DC machine
Generic Power System StabilizerImplement generic power system stabilizer for synchronous machine
Hydraulic Turbine and GovernorModel hydraulic turbine and proportional-integral-derivative (PID) governor system
Multiband Power System StabilizerImplement multiband power system stabilizer
Permanent Magnet Synchronous MachineModel the dynamics of a three-phase permanent magnet synchronous machine with sinusoidal or trapezoidal back electromotive force, or the dynamics of a five-phase permanent magnet synchronous machine with sinusoidal back electromotive force
Simplified Synchronous MachineModel the dynamics of simplified three-phase synchronous machine
Single Phase Asynchronous MachineModel dynamics of single phase asynchronous machine with squirrel-cage rotor
Steam Turbine and GovernorModel the dynamics of speed governing system, steam turbine, and multimass shaft
Stepper MotorImplement stepper motor model
Switched Reluctance MotorModel the dynamics of switched reluctance motor
Synchronous MachineModel the dynamics of three-phase round-rotor or salient-pole synchronous machine

Power Electronics

DiodeImplement diode model
GTOImplement gate turn off (GTO) thyristor model
Ideal SwitchImplement ideal switch device
IGBTImplement insulated gate bipolar transistor (IGBT)
IGBT/DiodeImplements ideal IGBT, GTO, or MOSFET and antiparallel diode
MOSFETImplement MOSFET model
Three-Level BridgeImplement three-level neutral point clamped (NPC) power converter with selectable topologies and power switching devices
ThyristorImplement thyristor model
Universal BridgeImplement universal power converter with selectable topologies and power electronic devices
Boost ConverterImplement boost power converter
Buck ConverterImplement buck power converter
Full-Bridge ConverterImplement full-bridge power converter
Full-Bridge MMCImplement a full-bridge modular multilevel converter
Full-Bridge MMC (External DC Links)Full-bridge MMC power converter with external DC connections
Half-Bridge ConverterImplement half-bridge power converter
Half-Bridge MMCImplement a half-bridge modular multilevel converter
Three-Level NPC ConverterImplement three-phase, three-level Neutral-Point Clamped (NPC) power converter
Two-Level ConverterImplement three-phase two-level power converter
Two-Quadrant DC/DC ConverterImplement two-quadrant DC/DC power converter

Sensors and Measurements

Voltage MeasurementMeasure voltage in circuit
Current MeasurementMeasure current in circuit
Three-Phase V-I MeasurementMeasure three-phase currents and voltages in circuit
MultimeterMeasure voltages and currents specified in dialog boxes of Simscape Power Systems blocks
Impedance MeasurementMeasure impedance of circuit as function of frequency
Digital FlickermeterImplement digital flickermeter as described in IEC 61000-4-15 standard
FourierPerform Fourier analysis of signal
Fundamental (PLL-Driven)Compute fundamental value of signal
MeanCompute mean value of signal
Mean (Phasor)Compute mean value of input phasor over a running window of one cycle of specified frequency
Mean (Variable Frequency)Compute mean value of signal
PMU (PLL-Based, Positive-Sequence)Implements a phasor measurement unit using a phase-locked loop
Positive-Sequence (PLL-Driven)Compute positive-sequence component of three-phase signal at fundamental frequency
PowerCompute active and reactive powers of voltage-current pair at fundamental frequency
Power (3ph, Instantaneous)Compute three-phase instantaneous active and reactive powers
Power (3ph, Phasor)Compute three-phase active and reactive powers using three-phase voltage and current phasors
Power (PLL-Driven, Positive-Sequence)Compute positive-sequence active and reactive powers
Power (Phasor)Compute active and reactive powers using voltage and current phasors
Power (Positive-Sequence)Compute positive-sequence active and reactive powers
Power (dq0, Instantaneous)Compute three-phase instantaneous active and reactive powers
RMSCompute true root mean square (RMS) value of signal
Sequence AnalyzerCompute positive-, negative-, and zero-sequence components of three-phase signal
Sequence Analyzer (Phasor)Compute sequence components (positive, negative, and zero) of three-phase phasor signal
THDCompute total harmonic distortion (THD) of signal

Control and Signal Generation

OvermodulationAdd third harmonic or triplen harmonic zero-sequence signal to three-phase signal
Pulse Generator (Thyristor)Generate pulses for twelve-pulse and six-pulse thyristor converters
PWM Generator (2-Level)Generate pulses for PWM-controlled 2-level converter
PWM Generator (3-Level)Generate pulses for PWM-controlled three-level converter
PWM Generator (DC-DC)Generate pulse for PWM-controlled DC-DC converter
PWM Generator (Multilevel)Generate pulses for PWM-controlled modular multilevel converter
Sawtooth GeneratorGenerate sawtooth waveform at regular intervals
Stair GeneratorGenerate signal changing at specified transition times
SVPWM Generator (2-Level)Generate pulses for SVPWM-controlled two-level converter
Three-Phase Programmable GeneratorGenerate three-phase signal with programmable time variation of amplitude, phase, frequency, and harmonics
Three-Phase Sine GeneratorGenerate three-phase balanced signal, amplitude, phase, and frequency controlled by block inputs
Triangle GeneratorGenerate symmetrical triangle waveform at regular intervals
Alpha-Beta-Zero to dq0, dq0 to Alpha-Beta-ZeroPerform transformation from αβ0 stationary reference frame to dq0 rotating reference frame or the inverse
abc to Alpha-Beta-Zero, Alpha-Beta-Zero to abcPerform transformation from three-phase (abc) signal to αβ0 stationary reference frame or the inverse
abc to dq0, dq0 to abcPerform transformation from three-phase (abc) signal to dq0 rotating reference frame or the inverse
First-Order FilterImplement first-order filter
Lead-Lag FilterImplement first-order lead-lag filter
Second-Order FilterImplement second-order filter
Second-Order Filter (Variable-Tuned)Implement second-order variable-tuned filter
PLLDetermine frequency and fundamental component of signal phase angle
PLL (3ph)Determine frequency and fundamental component of three-phase signal phase angle
BistableImplement prioritized S-R flip-flop (bistable multivibrator)
Edge DetectorDetect change in logical signal state
MonostableImplement monostable flip-flop (one-shot multivibrator)
On/Off DelayImplement switch-on or switch-off delay
Sample and HoldSample first input and hold its value based on value of second input
Discrete Shift RegisterImplement serial-in, parallel-out shift register
Discrete Variable Time DelayDelay signal by variable time value

Electric Drives

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

FACTS and Renewable Energy Systems

Power Electronics FACTS

Static Synchronous Compensator (Phasor Type)Implement phasor model of three-phase static synchronous compensator
Static Synchronous Series Compensator (Phasor Type)Implement phasor model of three-phase static synchronous series compensator
Static Var Compensator (Phasor Type)Implement phasor model of three-phase static var compensator
Unified Power Flow Controller (Phasor Type)Implement phasor model of three-phase unified power flow controller

Renewable Energy Systems

PV ArrayImplement PV array modules
Wind TurbineImplement model of variable pitch wind turbine
Wind Turbine Doubly-Fed Induction Generator (Phasor Type)Implement phasor model of variable speed doubly-fed induction generator driven by wind turbine
Wind Turbine Induction Generator (Phasor Type)Implement phasor model of squirrel-cage induction generator driven by variable pitch wind turbine

Interface to Simscape

Current-Voltage Simscape InterfaceIdeal coupling between Simscape Power Systems and Simscape electrical circuits
Current-Voltage Simscape Interface (gnd)Ideal coupling between Simscape Power Systems and Simscape electrical circuits
Voltage-Current Simscape InterfaceIdeal coupling between Simscape Power Systems and Simscape electrical circuits
Voltage-Current Simscape Interface (gnd)Ideal coupling between Simscape Power Systems and Simscape electrical circuits

Simulation and Analysis

PowerguiEnvironment block for Simscape Power Systems Specialized Technology models
Load Flow BusIdentify and parameterize load flow bus
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