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Joel Van Sickel


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I have a whole power system model build in simulink. But when I try to converge it, it does not converge. Help needed. Please message if you think you can help
Hello Arkadeep, I would recommend starting with a much smaller network and getting that to work with load flow before attemptin...

9 hours ago | 0

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LiB Battery (Table-Based) Dynamics impedance error
Hello Alfred, it looks like the plot you are showing from simulink, is a standard scope plot, which means that it is a time bas...

9 hours ago | 0

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Difference between Extended Kalman Filter and Augmented Extended Kalman Filter
Hello Sanya Gode, here is a document listing the difference between our unscented and extended kalman filters: https://www.math...

1 day ago | 0

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how to stable the induction motor drive
Hello Piyush, could you please be more specific in what you would like? If you mean, how to choose the correct gain values f...

1 day ago | 0

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I meet with some problms when simulating tranmission line.
Hello Xiaobo, this is due to the particular transmission line settings. As it is lossless, and in a simscape network with no l...

1 day ago | 0

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How do you combine multiple physical (Simscape) signals into a single one ?
Hello Jefazo, there is a simscape bus, but it only works for the standard bi-direction connections, and not physical signal wir...

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Mux/Demux for physical signals
Hello Christian, you are unfortunately correct in that you must create your own mux and demux blocks for simscape physical sign...

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Why are the results different between Simscape model and Simulink generated model ?
Hello Samuel, the first thing to check is to make sure the step size is the same between the two models. I am assuming it is, ...

1 day ago | 0

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Adding simscape to already installed old version of matlab
Hello Anna, you can do this by running the 2019a installer again. It will default to assuming you want to add toolboxes to you...

1 day ago | 0

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Modelling drone on simulink
Hello Alok, you can use simscape electrical to do this. This example has a BLDC with speed control implemented. You can easil...

1 day ago | 0

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Second ambient temperature in battery model.
Hello Jakob, this second temperature gives you a second data point for specifying your battery parameters. This will allow the...

1 day ago | 0

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Error loading Simulink with Simscape blocks
Hello Thilo, we've been seeing this error from a few people. The common recomendation is that it's an install issue. Please r...

1 day ago | 0

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Error: Two blocks cannot be connected in series
Hello Susmita, this is a common problem in specialized power systems (was called simpowersystems a while ago). Essentially, in...

1 day ago | 0

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I having trouble to simulate bldc Motor for 4 poles......can you please tell me
Hello Sai, the issue could either be how the motor is paramaterized, or how the circuit driving the motor is set up. Is the co...

1 day ago | 0

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Simulink: Use a block property token to trigger an event
Hello Adam, there are two ways a breaker may be controlled. One is that an external signal, simulink for specialized poewr sys...

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How is it possible to have a open collector comparator?
Hello Federico, if you have a spice model of the part, you can import that into simscape, and at that level of fidelity, it sho...

1 day ago | 0

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Simulation of a three phase motor and generator
Hello Dieter, for communicating with the arduino, you have this support package: https://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/fileex...

1 day ago | 0

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2018b to 2018a
Hello Ayoub, there was a change in library structure as multiple simscape products were merged into Simscape Electrical which p...

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How can I switch between thermal and standard block choice in Simscape block programmatically
Hello Martin, unfortunately, there is no API to allow you to do this programmatically. While you can technically access this c...

1 day ago | 0

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photodiode configuration and signal mismatch
Hello Vasavi, your problem makes sense at it would seem those two blocks were designed to work together, unfortunately, they we...

2 days ago | 0

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Use asynchronous machine block as a generator
Hello Harry, that topology cannot generate electricity as the motor needs an external source of electricity to generate a magne...

2 days ago | 0

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Rectifying port width error
Hello Marimuthu, simulink wires can carry multiple signals (aka, they can be vectors instead of scalars). This can be controll...

2 days ago | 0

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Switching Audio Power Amplifier without gain in the negative feedback ?
Hello Erik, as the goal of this particular feedback loops is to control output voltage, and the reference signal is also in vol...

2 days ago | 0

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Could somebody please explain how I could use a single-phase transformer to conect a full bridge inverter output in series with the neutral of a three-phase transformer?
Hello William, There are two paths forward that I found in my look over this: 1: add some resistance to the distributed line p...

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Peltierdevice in simscape no tempdelta
Hello Sebastian, measuring temperature in simscape unfortunately requires an extra step to get it to work. Here is how a tempe...

2 days ago | 0

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How to model an N-channel IGBT in Simscape using output characteristics available in datasheets accurately?
Hello Nikhil, the data being asked for is only for steady state operation for when the device is switched on. You do not need ...

2 days ago | 0

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Indirect Field oriented control for induction motor using svpwm
Hello Sabin, have you seen this example? https://www.mathworks.com/help/physmod/sps/examples/three-phase-asynchronous-drive-wit...

3 days ago | 0

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how to connect sum block in Simulink to both ideal switches
Hello Emad, the issue here is that there are two types of wires that you are using. One is a standard simulink wire, which has...

7 days ago | 1

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Simscape simulink for Capacitive Power Transfer System
Hello Yasser, you will need to design a variable frequency oscillator. Here is an example of a triangle wave genertor implemen...

1 month ago | 0

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MPPT solar charge controller
Hello Eleni, you will alwyas need some sort of converter to implement MPPT. MPPT has you control the current out of the solar ...

2 months ago | 1

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