PLECS Workshop

​Advanced Modeling and Simulation of Power Electronic Systems

08:30

Registration

09:00

Introduction to PLECS

  • General use of PLECS Blockset and PLECS Standalone

  • Instantaneous switching

  • Variable and fixed step operation

Exercise: Modeling a switched-mode power supply

10:00

Break

10:30

Solver Settings

  • Definition of stiff and non-stiff systems

  • Explicit and non-explicit solvers

  • Stability domain

  • Accuracy considerations, step size control

  • Proper handling of discontinuities, zero-crossing detection

Exercise: Solver accuracy and settings

12:00

Lunch Break

13:00

Introduction to Thermal, Magnetic & Mechanic Modeling & Simulation

  • Switching & conduction loss descriptions

  • Combined electrical-thermal simulation

  • Permeance Capacitance Analogy Model

Exercise: Thermal modelling of a buck converter

14:30

Break

15:00

Overview of PLECS Tools

  • Custom components

  • Steady State analysis

  • Small signal analysis

  • State machine, C-Script and the DLL block

  • Simulation scripting

Exercise: Building a modulator using the state machine block

16:00

Overview and Introduction to the PLECS RT Box

  • Hardware-in-the-Loop (HIL)

  • Rapid control prototyping (RCP)

  • Demonstration of a real-time simulation

16:30

End of Day

 

Documentation & spoken language: English

The seminar is free of charge. Please bring a laptop.

Ort: 
Darmstadt
Land: 
Deutschland
Datum: 
Dienstag, 17. März 2020, 8:30 Uhr
Referent: 

Niklaus Felderer

Anmeldung: 

Roman Trösch
info@plexim.com, +41 44 533 51 18

Tagungsort: 

Hochschule Darmstadt
Schöfferstrasse 3
Gebäude C10, Raum 03.01
64295 Darmstadt
Deutschland