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Simulation and Analysis

Performance improvements, analysis tools and techniques

Analyze, tabulate, and plot harmonic data using analysis functions and Simscape™ logging variables. Simulate thermal losses due to switching events and conduction losses in semiconductors.


pe_calculateThdPercentCompute the total harmonic distortion (THD) percentage
pe_getEfficiencyCalculate efficiency as a function of dissipated power losses
pe_getHarmonicsReturn harmonic orders, magnitudes, and fundamental frequency
pe_getPowerLossSummaryCalculate dissipated power losses
pe_getPowerLossTimeSeriesCalculate dissipated power losses and return the time series data
pe_plotHarmonicsPlot percentage of fundamental magnitude versus harmonic order


Build and Simulate Composite Resistive and Reactive Three-Phase Models

Model a three-phase AC voltage source driving a simple load using Simscape Electrical™ Power Systems.

Create and Simulate Expanded Balanced and Unbalanced Three-Phase Models

Expand a Simscape Electrical Power Systems three-phase load into three individual phases.

Examine the Simulation Data-Logging Configuration of a Model

Determine if data logging is enabled for your model.

Choose a Simscape Electrical Power Systems Function for an Offline Harmonic Analysis

Explore the capabilities of Simscape Electrical Power Systems harmonic analysis functions.

Perform an Online Harmonic Analysis Using the Simscape Spectrum Analyzer Block

Learn how to analyze harmonic distortion using the Spectrum Analyzer block.

Simulate Thermal Losses in Semiconductors

Model heat loss using thermal variants and thermal blocks from the Simscape Electrical Power Systems library.

Perform a Power-Loss Analysis

Calculate power losses for Simscape Electrical Power Systems semiconductor blocks.

Optimize Block Settings for Simulations that Use the Partitioning Solver

Avoid simulation errors by configuring models for simulation with the specific solvers by using the pe_updateSolver function.

Phasor-Mode Simulation in Simscape Components

Learn how to configure your model to use frequency-time equation formulation.

Featured Examples