Version 2.13, part of Release 2018a, includes the following enhancements:

  • Switched Reluctance Motor block: Model a three-phase switched reluctance motor
  • FEM-Parameterized PMSM with d-q Parameterization: Define PMSM behavior using d- and q-axis flux linkage
  • Battery Block with Charge Dynamics: Model charge dynamics with an equivalent circuit
  • Battery Block (Table-Based) Block: Define no-load voltage and terminal resistance based on state of charge and temperature
  • Passive Device Blocks: Model eddy current losses and varistors

See the Release Notes for details.

Version 2.12, part of Release 2017b, includes the following enhancements:

  • Semiconductors Characteristics Visualization: Plot I-V curve for semiconductor device model parameter values
  • Passive Device Blocks: Model slow-blow fuse, diffusion resistor, and reluctance with hysteresis
  • RC Servo Block: Model fault-capable RC servo systems
  • Gate Driver and Half-Bridge Driver Blocks: Model gate driver integrated circuits

See the Release Notes for details.

Version 2.11, part of Release 2017a, includes the following enhancements:

  • MOSFET Characteristics Viewer: Verify model behavior based on specified parameter values
  • Battery Fade: Model age-related degradation of battery performance
  • Transformer Block with Fault Parameterization: Test system behavior during faults
  • elec_getPowerLossTimeSeries and elec_getEfficiency Functions: Calculate time-series power loss data and total efficiency for the model
  • elec_calculateFluxPartialDerivatives Function: Convert FEM-exported flux linkage data to parameters used by FEM-Parameterized PMSM block

See the Release Notes for details.

Version 2.10, part of Release 2016b, includes the following enhancements:

  • MOSFET Block with Surface Potential Model: Model accurate behavior near threshold voltage while conserving charge
  • LDMOS Transistor Block: Model LDMOS transistors suitable for high voltage, including quasisaturation
  • Generic Battery Block Thermal and Measurement Ports: Model heat transfer from battery and access internal charge measurement
  • Faults and Tabulated Efficiencies for Servomotor Block: Inject faults into servomotor and use tabulated efficiencies
  • FEM-Parameterized PMSM Block Enhancements: Use 4D flux data, Park transformation for 3D data, and improved iron losses model

See the Release Notes for details.

Version 2.9, part of Release 2016a, includes the following enhancements:

  • SimElectronics renamed to Simscape Electronics
  • Capacitor Block and Inductor Block with Fault Parameterization: Test system behavior during faults

See the Release Notes for details.