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Purdue DC Testbed Models and Simulation

Purdue DC Testbed Hardware, Models & Simulation Status as of July 12, 2011

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Purdue DC Testbed Models and Simulation

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     Model Documentation and Reports

Model Documentation and Reports (download zip)

  • DC_Testbed_Simulink_models_report

    Comparison of Simulink simulation with ACSL simulation
  • MVDC Testbed – Generator System GS1.pdf

    September 28, 2009 Draft Generator System GS‐1 math models by M. Bash & R. Chan
  • MVDC Testbed – Propulsion Drive.pdf

    October 19, 2009 Draft Ship Propulsion Drive (SPD) math models by C. Harianto
  • Modeling, Simulation and Experimental Validation of a DC Power System Testbed

    M. Bash, R. R. Chan, J. Crider et al. – Grand Challenges in Modeling and Simulation 2011

     Simulink Models

Simulink Models (download zip)

Simulink DC testbed models: Simplified Waveform Model and Simplified Average Value Model

  • DCTestbedSimulink2007A

    Simulink DC testbed models for Matlab version 2007a
  • DCTestbedSimulink2009A

    Simulink DC testbed models for Matlab version 2009a

     ACSL Models

ACSL Models (download zip)

  • Detailed _AVM

    “Detailed” Average Value Model including saturation and distributed rotor effects
  • Detailed_Waveform

    “Detailed” Waveform Model including saturation and distributed rotor effects
  • Simplified_AVM

    “Simplified” Average Value Model
  • Simplified_Waveform

    “Simplified” Waveform Model

Purdue DC Testbed Data

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     Study1

Study1 (download zip)

Step change in resistive load

  1. study1_filtered_data.mat
  2. study1_plots_filtered.m
  3. study1.png


Use MATLAB script study1_plots_filtered.m to plot data.

     Study2

Study2 (download zip)

Step change in torque command

  1. study2_filtered_data.mat
  2. study2_filt_data_ac.mat
  3. study2_plots_filtered.m
  4. study2.png
  5. study2_wave.png


Use MATLAB script study2_plots_filtered.m to plot data.

     Study3

Study3 (download zip)

Step change in bus capacitance at half-load condition and full-load condition

  1. study3_filtered_data_100Nm.mat
  2. study3_filtered_data_200Nm.mat
  3. study3_plots_filtered_100Nm.m
  4. study3_plots_filtered_200Nm.m
  5. study3_100Nm.png
  6. study3_200Nm.png


Use MATLAB script study3_plots_filtered_100Nm.m and study3_plots_filtered_200Nm.m to
plot data.

Purdue DC Testbed References

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Check the latest publication:

Modeling, Simulation and Experimental Validation of a DC Power System Testbed

presented at

2011 Grand Challenges in Modeling and Simulation in Hague, Netherlands, on 27-30 June 2011

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