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First and Second Quadrant Chopper Control

This example shows how to control a two-quadrant chopper. The two-quadrant chopper operates in the first and second quadrants, allowing positive and negative output current. The Control subsystem implements a simple PI-based control algorithm for controlling the output current. The load of the system is considered constant throughout the simulation.


Simulation Results from Simscape Logging

The plot below shows the requested and measured current for the test and the output voltage in the circuit.

Results from Real-Time Simulation

This example has been tested on a Speedgoat Performance real-time target machine with an Intel® 3.5 GHz i7 multi-core CPU. This model can run in real time with a step size of 50 microseconds.