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Power Systems Industry Solutions

Power Systems Industry Solutions

Design, simulate, and test power system controls and large electrical networks.

Industry Use Cases

Rapid Control Prototyping

Hardware-in-the-Loop

Electric Motor Control Reference Application

Electric Motor Control Reference Application

Design, prototype, and test your brushless DC motor controls using Simulink and Speedgoat hardware

Reference Applications

Rapid Control Prototyping

Hardware-in-the-Loop

Hardware-in-the-Loop Simulation

Hardware-in-the-Loop Simulation

Effectively Test Controls with Real-Time Digital Twins and Automated Testing.

Workflow Introductions

Hardware-in-the-Loop

Industry Use Cases

Rapid Control Prototyping

Rapid Control Prototyping

Accelerate Control Design Innovation With Model-Based Design Ready Solutions for a Worry-Free Test and Simulation Experience.

Workflow Introductions

Rapid Control Prototyping

Industry Use Cases

Aircraft Onboard Systems

Aircraft Onboard Systems

Develop and test controllers for different electric aircraft architectures, including flight cycle evaluation, power electronics switching, and support for grid and aerospace protocols.

Industry Use Cases

Hardware-in-the-Loop

Rapid Control Prototyping

Computer Vision

Computer Vision

Rapidly build, run, and test video acquisition and control applications with a Speedgoat real-time target machine. There is a wide range of applications from the design of phone cameras to autonomous vehicle systems.

Rapid Control Prototyping

Hardware-in-the-Loop

Industry Use Cases

Audio

Audio

Highly controlled manipulations are required e.g. for hearing aids, noise cancelling headphones, or car acoustics. Speedgoat real-time systems provide high performance, high-resolution analog and digital I/O, together with MATLAB & Simulink.

Rapid Control Prototyping

Hardware-in-the-Loop

Industry Use Cases

Embedded

Embedded

Leverage real-time target machines for use as embedded controllers.

Rapid Control Prototyping

Industry Use Cases

Power Hardware-in-the-Loop

Power Hardware-in-the-Loop

Speedgoat provides a wide range of real-time P-HIL solutions to test and verify power electronics and power system components. Utilize complex physical models designed with MathWorks tools on multi-core CPUs and FPGAs with the highest level of performance.

Hardware-in-the-Loop

Industry Use Cases

Experimental and Finite Element Studies of a 250 kW Brushless Doubly Fed Induction Generator

Experimental and Finite Element Studies of a 250 kW Brushless Doubly Fed Induction Generator

Brushless doubly fed induction generator (BDFIG) can replace doubly fed slip-ring induction generators for offshore wind power generation. This study uses experimentally verified finite element (FE) analysis, various performance measures of the BDFIG when magnetic wedges are used for closing stator open slots to show that the use of magnetic wedges increases the performance of the generator. 

Publication on ieeexplore.ieee.org

Published Papers

HIL of Battery Management Systems

HIL of Battery Management Systems

Verify, validate, and test battery management system (BMS) controllers and hardware components using hardware-in-the-loop testing (HIL) and battery cell emulators.

Industry Use Cases

Hardware-in-the-Loop

Electric Ship

Electric Ship

Simulate and test the IPS of your hybrid solutions, and All-Electric Ships (AES) designed with an Integrated Power System (IPS).

Industry Use Cases

Electric Vehicle Powertrains

Electric Vehicle Powertrains

Develop powertrains and fast chargers for electric vehicles including electric motors, inverters, transmissions, and power management systems.

Industry Use Cases

Rapid Control Prototyping

Hardware-in-the-Loop

Power Hardware-in-the-Loop

Power Hardware-in-the-Loop

Test battery chargers, motor drives, or grid-side inverters using electric power interfaces (both AC and DC power) and HIL simulations. Speedgoat supports power amplifiers from EGSTON Power, Cinergia, and Puissance Plus.

Industry Use Cases

Hardware-in-the-Loop

Microgrids and Renewables

Microgrids and Renewables

Develop microgrids and renewable generation systems using Simscape Electrical™ and Speedgoat hardware. Use RCP or HIL testing to develop power electronics components and controllers.

Industry Use Cases

Rapid Control Prototyping

Hardware-in-the-Loop

HIL of Grid-Side Inverter Controllers

HIL of Grid-Side Inverter Controllers

Advance control development using HIL testing. Reuse models from desktop simulation and include switching dynamics up to 5 kHz using CPUs or 100 kHz with FPGAs.

Industry Use Cases

Hardware-in-the-Loop

FPGA-Based HIL Testing of Grid-Side Converters

FPGA-Based HIL Testing of Grid-Side Converters

Use an integrated workflow to test grid-side converters safely without requiring physical prototypes.

Recorded Webinars

Reference Applications

Hardware-in-the-Loop

Power Hardware in-the-Loop Validation of DC-DC Power Converter

Power Hardware in-the-Loop Validation of DC-DC Power Converter

The paper describes the development of a power converter small-scale mock-up and a real-time model of an offshore wind farm. Power Hardware In-the-Loop (PHIL) validation is proposed for a demonstration of grid architecture and control principles. Results obtained with a test bench underline the importance of PHIL testing in the power converter development for DC grid applications.

Publication on ieeexplore.ieee.org

Published Papers

Experimental Validation of Model Predictive Control Applied to the Azura Wave Energy Converter

Experimental Validation of Model Predictive Control Applied to the Azura Wave Energy Converter

Ocean wave energy is a promising area of renewable energy development. However, there are unique operational challenges, particularly modeling, estimation, and control. This article presents a model-predictive control (MPC) formulation and its experimental testing applied to the 1/15th scale Azura wave energy converter developed by Northwest Energy Innovations (NWEI).

Publication on ieeexplore.ieee.org

Published Papers

Software Simulation Tool for Design of the Energy Management System in Elevators

Software Simulation Tool for Design of the Energy Management System in Elevators

This work shows the development of a software tool that provides realistic operation power profiles in elevators for residential and public buildings applications to accelerate Energy Management System prototyping. The simulator is validated and verified through computer simulations, through a HIL (Hardware-in-the- Loop) platform and is finally validated using a full-scale laboratory prototype.

Publication on ieeexplore.ieee.org

Published Papers

Wave Tank and Bench-Top Control Testing of a Wave Energy Converter

Wave Tank and Bench-Top Control Testing of a Wave Energy Converter

This paper details the design and execution of an experiment for evaluating the capability of model-scale wave energy converters to execute basic real-time realizations of prospective control algorithms. Model-scale hardware, system, and experimental designs are considered, meeting the dynamic requirements of a control system. A dry bench testing method is proposed and utilized for efficient rapid control prototyping.

Publication on sciencedirect.com

Published Papers

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