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Welcome R2014a! 3

Posted by Guy Rouleau,

Welcome R2014a! MathWorks just released MATLAB R2014a! (Licensed users can download R2014a here.) Here is a quick look at the new Simulink features I find the most interesting: Diagnostic Viewer In R2014a, the Diagnostic Viewer has been completely re-engineered. This new interface can store the diagnostics from multiple past simulations, and offers filtering capabilities.... read more >>

Motion Actuation in SimMechanics R2013b

Posted by Guy Rouleau,

Motion Actuation in SimMechanics R2013b In R2013b, it is possible to specify joint motion in SimMechanics Second Generation models. In this post, I will use a simple pendulum with internal friction and subject to gravity to highlight different ways to actuate a mechanism. If you look at the dialog of a joint like the Revolute Joint,... read more >>

Methods of the MATLAB System Block

Posted by Guy Rouleau,

Methods of the MATLAB System Block In the last post on MATLAB System block, I tried to provide a basic introduction to System Objects in MATLAB and Simulink environments. At the end, I finished with a quick example illustrating that System objects offer several methods to set up the properties of states and output signals of... read more >>

slLinearizer: Batch Linearization of Simulink Models

Posted by Guy Rouleau,

slLinearizer: Batch Linearization of Simulink Models This week I am happy to welcome guest bloggers Charu Fadnavis and Erman Korkut to introduce the new slLinearizer interface from Simulink Control Design. linearize vs. slLinearizer If you have used Simulink Control Design in the past, the first thing you might wonder is: Why a new interface to linearize Simulink models? If... read more >>

The MATLAB System Block 1

Posted by Guy Rouleau,

The MATLAB System Block In R2013b, you will notice a new block in the Simulink Library Browser: The MATLAB System block. System Object Before looking at the MATLAB System block, let's looks at the evolution of System objects. In R2010a, System objects were introduced in the Signal Processing Blockset. In contrast to MATLAB functions, System objects are... read more >>

Welcome R2013b! 10

Posted by Guy Rouleau,

Welcome R2013b! MATLAB R2013b is live for download on Here is a list of Simulink-related features I find particularly interesting: Simulink MATLAB System block: My favorite new feature in R2013b. This block is the ultimate user-defined function block, combining the best of MATLAB Function Blocks and S-Functions. This has been requested by many... read more >>

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