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Parallel Computing in Electrical Engineering, 2004. International Conference on (2004)
Dresden, Germany
Sept. 7, 2004 to Sept. 10, 2004
ISBN: 0-7695-2080-4
pp: 105-113
Jean B?langer , Opal-RT Technologies inc., Canada
Christian Dufour , Opal-RT Technologies inc., Canada
ABSTRACT
This paper presents the RT-LAB Electrical Drive Simulator technology along with practical applications. The RT-LAB[Opal-RT Technologies inc.] simulation software enables the parallel simulation of electrical circuit on clusters of PC running QNX or RT-Linux operating systems at sample time below 10 ?s. Using standard Simulink models including SimPowerSystems models, RT-LAB build computation and communication tasks necessary to effectively make parallel simulation of electrical systems on low cost off-the-shelf PC technology. To accommodate the high bandwidth of electrical systems, the RT-LAB Electrical Drive Simulator comes with special Simulink-based modelisation tools, namely ARTEMIS[Opal-RT Technologies Inc.] and RT-Events[Opal-RT Technologies Inc.], that permits real-time simulation of electrical systems at practical time step of 10 ?s but with sub-?s equivalent precision through the use of interpolation techniques.
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CITATION
Jean B?langer, Christian Dufour, "A PC-Based Real-Time Parallel Simulator of Electric Systems and Drives", Parallel Computing in Electrical Engineering, 2004. International Conference on, vol. 00, no. , pp. 105-113, 2004, doi:10.1109/PCEE.2004.8
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