Acknowledgments

SimPowerSystems™ First Generation and Specialized Technology software were developed by the following people and organizations.

Gilbert Sybille

Hydro-Québec Research Institute (IREQ), Varennes, Québec. Original author of SimPowerSystems software, technical coordinator, author of the Ideal Switching Solution Method, author of phasor simulation, discretization techniques, and documentation. Technical supervision and design of the FACTS and Renewable Energy libraries, and documentation.

Louis-A. Dessaint

École de Technologie Supérieure (ETS), Montréal, Québec. Author of machine models. Technical supervision and design of the electric drive library contents and documentation.

Bruno DeKelper

École de Technologie Supérieure (ETS), Montréal, Québec. Author of the Ideal Switching Solution Method and author of TLC functions associated with the simulation of the state space equations.

Olivier Tremblay, Jean-Roch Cossa

École de Technologie Supérieure (ETS), Montréal, Québec. Validations and tests of the Ideal Switching Solution Method.

Patrice Brunelle

Hydro-Québec Research Institute (IREQ), Varennes, Québec. Main software engineer. Author of graphical user interfaces, model integration into Simulink® and Physical Modeling, and documentation.

Roger Champagne

École de Technologie Supérieure (ETS), Montréal, Québec. Author of machine models, of revised state space formulation. Design of the graphical user interface of the electric drive library.

Pierre Giroux, Richard Gagnon, Silvano Casoria

Hydro-Québec Research Institute (IREQ), Varennes, Québec. Development of the FACTS and Renewable Energy libraries. Key beta testers and developers of several SimPowerSystems blocks, demos, and documentation.

Hoang Lehuy

Université Laval, Québec City. Validation tests and author of several models, functions, and documentation. Validation of the electric drives library.

Handy Fortin-Blanchette, Olivier Tremblay, Christophe Semaille

École de Technologie Supérieure (ETS), Montréal, Québec. Development of the AC and DC drives models.

Hassan Ouquelle, Jean-Nicolas Paquin

École de Technologie Supérieure (ETS), Montréal, Québec. Development of the Single-Phase Asynchronous Machine model and Saturation in Asynchronous Machine model.

Pierre Mercier

iOMEGAt. Project manager for the Power System Blockset™ software versions 1 and 2 and for the Simulink electric drives library.

The authors acknowledge the contributions of the following people:

Innocent Kamwa, Raymond Roussel, Kamal Al-Haddad, Mohamed Tou, Christian Dufour, Momcilo Gavrilovic, Christian Larose, David McCallum, Bahram Khodabakhchian, Manuel Alvarado Sandoval, and Stéphane Desjardins

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