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Elements

Gas building blocks, such as chambers, reservoirs, local restrictions, converters

Simscape Blocks

Absolute Reference (G)Reference point at zero absolute temperature and pressure
Cap (G)Gas port terminator with zero flow
Constant Volume Chamber (G)Chamber with fixed volume of gas and variable number of ports
Controlled Reservoir (G)Boundary conditions for gas network at time-varying pressure and temperature
Flow Resistance (G)General resistance in a gas branch
Infinite Flow Resistance (G)Perfectly insulated barrier between gas networks
Local Restriction (G)Restriction in flow area in gas network
Pipe (G)Rigid conduit for gas flow
Reservoir (G)Boundary conditions for gas network at constant pressure and temperature
Rotational Mechanical Converter (G)Interface between gas and mechanical rotational networks
Translational Mechanical Converter (G)Interface between gas and mechanical translational networks

Topics

Modeling Gas Systems

Steps and guidelines for gas system modeling.

Simple Gas Model

This example shows how to create a simple open-loop gas network and set boundary conditions.

Change Flow Boundary Conditions

This example shows how to change the gas flow boundary conditions without affecting temperature.