Elements

Gas building blocks, such as chambers, reservoirs, local restrictions, converters

Simscape Blocks

2-Port Constant Volume Chamber (G)Chamber with two ports and fixed volume of gas
3-Port Constant Volume Chamber (G)Rigid chamber with constant volume of gas
Absolute Reference (G)Reference point at zero absolute temperature and pressure
Cap (G)Gas port terminator with zero flow
Constant Volume Chamber (G)Chamber with one port and fixed volume of gas
Controlled Reservoir (G)Boundary conditions for gas network at time-varying pressure and temperature
Flow Resistance (G)General resistance in a gas branch
Infinite Flow Resistance (G)Perfectly insulated barrier between gas networks
Local Restriction (G)Fixed restriction in flow area
Pipe (G)Rigid conduit for gas flow
Reservoir (G)Boundary conditions for gas network at constant pressure and temperature
Rotational Mechanical Converter (G)Interface between gas and mechanical rotational networks
Translational Mechanical Converter (G)Interface between gas and mechanical translational networks
Variable Local Restriction (G)Time-varying restriction in flow area

Topics

Modeling Gas Systems

Steps and guidelines for gas system modeling

Simple Gas Model

This example shows how to create a simple open-loop gas network and set boundary conditions.

Change Flow Boundary Conditions

This example shows how to change the gas flow boundary conditions without affecting temperature.