Implement linear series RLC load

Fundamental Blocks/Elements

The Series RLC Load block implements a linear load as a series combination of R L C elements. At the specified frequency, the load exhibits a constant impedance. The active and reactive powers absorbed by the load are proportional to the square of the applied voltage. Only elements associated with nonzero powers are displayed in the block icon.

**Nominal voltage Vn**The nominal voltage of the load, in volts RMS.

**Nominal frequency fn**The nominal frequency, in hertz.

**Active power P**The active power of the load, in watts.

**Inductive reactive power QL**The inductive reactive power QL, in vars. Specify a positive value, or 0.

**Capacitive reactive power QC**The capacitive reactive power QC, in vars. Specify a positive value, or 0.

**Set the initial capacitor voltage**If selected, the initial capacitor voltage is defined by the

**Capacitor initial voltage**parameter. If not selected, the software calculates the initial capacitor voltage in order to start the simulation in steady-state.The

**Set the initial capacitor voltage**parameter have no effect on the block if the capacitive reactive power is equal to zero.**Capacitor initial voltage (V)**The initial capacitor voltage used at the start of the simulation. The

**Capacitor initial voltage**parameter have no effect on the block if the capacitive reactive power is equal to zero and if the**Set the initial capacitor voltage**parameter is not selected.**Set the initial inductor current**If selected, the initial inductor current is defined by the

**Inductor initial current**parameter. If not selected, the software calculates the initial inductor current in order to start the simulation steady-state.The

**Set the initial inductor current**parameter have no effect on the block if the inductive reactive power is equal to zero.**Inductor initial current (A)**The initial inductor current used at the start of the simulation. The

**Inductor initial current**parameter have no effect on the block if the inductive reactive power is equal to zero and if the**Set the initial inductor current**parameter is not selected.**Measurements**Select

`Branch voltage`

to measure the voltage across the Series RLC Load block terminals.Select

`Branch current`

to measure the current flowing through the Series RLC Load block.Select

`Branch voltage and current`

to measure the voltage and the current of the Series RLC Load block.Place a Multimeter block in your model to display the selected measurements during the simulation. In the

**Available Measurements**list box of the Multimeter block, the measurement is identified by a label followed by the block name:Measurement

Label

Branch voltage

`Ub:`

Branch current

`Ib:`

The `power_seriesload`

`power_seriesload`

example
uses a Series RLC Load block to implement a simple load.

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