MATLAB and Simulink Training

Course Details

This course focuses on modeling and controlling power electronic systems in the Simulink® environment using Simscape Electrical™. Topics include:
  • Modeling direct current (DC) power electronic systems
  • Parameterizing power semiconductor devices
  • Controlling the level of fidelity in a model
  • Developing digital controls for power electronics
  • Modeling three-phase alternating current (AC) power electronic systems
  • Controlling power electronics for motor drive applications
  • Integrating electrical components and controllers into a system-level model

Day 1 of 2

Modeling DC/DC Power Electronic Converters

Objective: Learn to model and analyze DC/DC power electronic converters.

  • Modeling an open-loop boost converter
  • Measuring physical quantities
  • Selecting a solver
  • Visualizing simulation results

Parameterizing Power Semiconductor Devices

Objective: Learn to parameterize and use power semiconductor devices to characterize losses for semiconductor switching devices and converter efficiency.

  • Modeling power semiconductor devices
  • Parameterizations workflows
  • Accessing losses and efficiency
  • Modeling thermal effects in semiconductors

Converter Model Fidelity

Objective: Learn to build power electronic models using the most appropriate level of fidelity.

  • Selecting appropriate converter model fidelity
  • Controlling model fidelity using prebuilt converters
  • Controlling model fidelity using discrete components

Digital Control Design

Objective: Learn to model and analyze DC/AC three-phase power electronic converters.

  • Implementing closed-loop voltage discrete PID control
  • Linearizing power electronic converters with frequency response estimation
  • Tuning the controller
  • Closed-loop testing and verification

Day 2 of 2

Modeling DC/AC Three-Phase Inverters

Objective: Learn to model and analyze DC/AC three-phase power electronic converters.

  • Modeling an open-loop three-phase inverter
  • Measuring three-phase physical quantities
  • Characterizing harmonics and distortion
  • Controlling inverter model fidelity

Inverter Control Design

Objective: Learn to extend the control design workflow to three-phase inverters.

  • Introducing the Clarke and Park transforms
  • Implementing a current control in the rotating orthogonal dq reference frame
  • Performing frequency response estimation of the inverter
  • Tuning the current controller
  • Closed-loop testing and verification

Motor Control

Objective: Learn to model and control electric motors using power electronic drivers.

  • Modeling a permanent magnet synchronous motor
  • Principles of field-oriented control
  • Implementing a motor torque control
  • Verifying the motor design

System-Level Integration and Validation

Objective: Learn to use the Simulink architecture to partition systems into reusable components and to integrate these components into a system-level model.

  • Architecting the system-level model
  • Partitioning the system models
  • Integrating components into a system-level model
  • Verifying the system-level model

Level: Intermediate

Duration: 2 day

Languages: English, Italiano, 中文, 日本語, 한국어

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