The MathWorks on Wednesday announced the release of
SimPowerSystems 4, a new version of their software for electrical engineers developing power systems used in different industries. New application libraries in this release include new electric drives, flexible AC transmission systems and distributed resources. The new libraries include more than 150 blocks distributed in eight sub-libraries, including electric sources, electric machinery, and three-phase components. SimPowerSystems 4 is available for Mac OS X and other platforms and starts at US$3,000.