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Blocks in SimPowerSystems

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    Electrical Sources and Elements

    AC Current Source Implement sinusoidal current source
    AC Voltage Source Implement sinusoidal voltage source
    Battery Implement generic battery model
    Controlled Current Source Implement controlled current source
    Controlled Voltage Source Implement controlled voltage source
    DC Voltage Source Implement DC voltage source
    Three-Phase Programmable Voltage Source Implement three-phase voltage source with programmable time variation of amplitude, phase, frequency, and harmonics
    Three-Phase Source Implement three-phase source with internal R-L impedance
    Linear Transformer Implement two- or three-winding linear transformer
    Grounding Transformer Implement three-phase grounding transformer providing a neutral in three-wire system
    Saturable Transformer Implement two- or three-winding saturable transformer
    Multi-Winding Transformer Implement 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 Terminals Implement 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 Transformer Implement 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 Line Implement single-phase transmission line with lumped parameters
    Distributed Parameter Line Implement N-phase distributed parameter transmission line model with lumped losses
    Three-Phase PI Section Line Implement three-phase transmission line section with lumped parameters
    Series RLC Branch Implement series RLC branch
    Series RLC Load Implement linear series RLC load
    Parallel RLC Branch Implement parallel RLC branch
    Parallel RLC Load Implement linear parallel RLC load
    Mutual Inductance Implement inductances with mutual coupling
    Three-Phase Harmonic Filter Implement four types of three-phase harmonic filters using RLC components
    Three-Phase Dynamic Load Implement three-phase dynamic load with active power and reactive power as function of voltage or controlled from external input
    Three-Phase Series RLC Branch Implement three-phase series RLC branch
    Three-Phase Series RLC Load Implement three-phase series RLC load with selectable connection
    Three-Phase Parallel RLC Branch Implement three-phase parallel RLC branch
    Three-Phase Parallel RLC Load Implement three-phase parallel RLC load with selectable connection
    Three-Phase Mutual Inductance Z1-Z0 Implement three-phase impedance with mutual coupling among phases
    Breaker Implement circuit breaker opening at current zero crossing
    Three-Phase Breaker Implement three-phase circuit breaker opening at current zero crossing
    Three-Phase Fault Implement programmable phase-to-phase and phase-to-ground fault breaker system
    Ground Provide connection to ground
    Neutral Implement common node in circuit
    Surge Arrester Implement metal-oxide surge arrester
    Connection Port Create Physical Modeling connector port for subsystem

    Motors and Generators

    AC1A Excitation System Implements IEEE type AC1A excitation system model
    AC4A Excitation System Implements IEEE type AC4A excitation system model
    AC5A Excitation System Implements IEEE type AC5A excitation system model
    DC1A Excitation System Implements IEEE type DC1A excitation system model
    DC2A Excitation System Implements IEEE type DC2A excitation system model
    Excitation System Provide excitation system for synchronous machine and regulate its terminal voltage in generating mode
    ST1A Excitation System Implements IEEE type ST1A excitation system model
    ST2A Excitation System Implements IEEE type ST2A excitation system model
    Asynchronous Machine Model the dynamics of three-phase asynchronous machine, also known as induction machine
    DC Machine Implement wound-field or permanent magnet DC machine
    Generic Power System Stabilizer Implement generic power system stabilizer for synchronous machine
    Hydraulic Turbine and Governor Model hydraulic turbine and proportional-integral-derivative (PID) governor system
    Multiband Power System Stabilizer Implement multiband power system stabilizer
    Permanent Magnet Synchronous Machine Model 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 Machine Model the dynamics of simplified three-phase synchronous machine
    Single Phase Asynchronous Machine Model dynamics of single phase asynchronous machine with squirrel-cage rotor
    Steam Turbine and Governor Model the dynamics of speed governing system, steam turbine, and multimass shaft
    Stepper Motor Implement stepper motor model
    Switched Reluctance Motor Model the dynamics of switched reluctance motor
    Synchronous Machine Model the dynamics of three-phase round-rotor or salient-pole synchronous machine

    Power Electronics

    Diode Implement diode model
    GTO Implement gate turn off (GTO) thyristor model
    Ideal Switch Implement ideal switch device
    IGBT Implement insulated gate bipolar transistor (IGBT)
    IGBT/Diode Implements ideal IGBT, GTO, or MOSFET and antiparallel diode
    MOSFET Implement MOSFET model
    Three-Level Bridge Implement three-level neutral point clamped (NPC) power converter with selectable topologies and power switching devices
    Thyristor Implement thyristor model
    Universal Bridge Implement universal power converter with selectable topologies and power electronic devices

    Sensors and Measurements

    Voltage Measurement Measure voltage in circuit
    Current Measurement Measure current in circuit
    Three-Phase V-I Measurement Measure three-phase currents and voltages in circuit
    Multimeter Measure voltages and currents specified in dialog boxes of SimPowerSystems blocks
    Impedance Measurement Measure impedance of circuit as function of frequency
    Fourier Perform Fourier analysis of signal
    Fundamental (PLL-Driven) Compute fundamental value of signal
    Mean Compute 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
    Positive-Sequence (PLL-Driven) Compute positive-sequence component of three-phase signal at fundamental frequency
    Power Compute 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
    RMS Compute true root mean square (RMS) value of signal
    Sequence Analyzer Compute 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
    THD Compute total harmonic distortion (THD) of signal

    Control and Signal Generation

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

    Electric Drives

    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
    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
    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

    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

    Wind Turbine Implement 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 Interface Ideal coupling between SimPowerSystems and Simscape electrical circuits
    Current-Voltage Simscape Interface (gnd) Ideal coupling between SimPowerSystems and Simscape electrical circuits
    Voltage-Current Simscape Interface Ideal coupling between SimPowerSystems and Simscape electrical circuits
    Voltage-Current Simscape Interface (gnd) Ideal coupling between SimPowerSystems and Simscape electrical circuits

    Simulation and Analysis

    Powergui Environment block for SimPowerSystems models
    Load Flow Bus Identify and parameterize load flow bus
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