SimPowerSystems

All Releases

R2015a (Version 6.3) - 5 Mar 2015

Version 6.3, part of Release 2015a, includes the following enhancements:

Simscape Components

  • Asynchronous machines with SI parameterization
  • Synchronous Machine Model 2.1 blocks
  • Zigzag-Delta1-Wye and Zigzag-Delta11-Wye Transformer blocks
  • Average-Value Inverter block

Specialized Technology

  • PV Array block
  • Annotation and export options for Load Flow Tool
  • power_customize function for creating custom Specialized Technology blocks
  • Three-limb core option for three-phase transformer blocks
  • Interpolation and Store State-Space Matrices options for Tustin solver​​

See the Release Notes for details.

R2014b (Version 6.2) - 2 Oct 2014

Version 6.2, part of Release 2014b, includes the following enhancements:

Simscape Components

  • Harmonics option in Voltage Source block
  • Wye-Connected Variable Load blocks
  • Three-Level Converter block
  • Machine Mechanical Power and Synchronous Machine Field Circuit interface blocks
  • Ideal Rectifier block

Specialized Technology

  • Tustin/Backward Euler discretization method
  • Bipolar PWM option in PWM Generator (2-Level) block
  • Parameter estimation for Stern model in Supercapacitor block

See the Release Notes for details.

R2014a (Version 6.1) - 6 Mar 2014

Version 6.1, part of Release 2014a, includes the following enhancements:

Simscape Components

  • Time-Based Fault and Enabled Fault blocks
  • Saturation option for Synchronous Machine models
  • Harmonic analysis functions

Specialized Technology

  • Aircraft fuel cell hybrid emergency power system example
  • Text labels for Machine Block Bus output signals
  • Three-phase 3-Level Inverter with direct specification of diode and IGBT characteristics

See the Release Notes for details.

R2013b (Version 6.0) - 5 Sep 2013

Version 6.0, part of Release 2013b, includes the following enhancements:

Third Generation

  • Third Generation block libraries based on Simscape technology
  • Expandable three-phase electrical ports for single-line diagrams
  • Machines and transformers customizable using Simscape language, with examples

Second Generation

  • Electric Drive blocks with improved measurement outputs

See the Release Notes for details.

R2013a (Version 5.8) - 7 Mar 2013

Version 5.8, part of Release 2013a, includes the following enhancements:

  • Control and measurement blocks automatically configured based on simulation mode
  • Supercapacitor block
  • power_analyze function that now calculates state-space matrix based on switch state
  • Additional diagnostic controls for SimPowerSystems models

See the Release Notes for details.