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CFD Modeling using MATLAB

Posted by Christoph Hahn,

In today’s post, Wojciech Regulski introduces you to modeling fluid dynamics using MATLAB. Wojciech has a PhD in mechanical engineering from Warsaw University of Technology, Poland, and has specialized in Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) in his research work. Wojciech also co-founded the QuickerSim company that specializes in development of  fluid flow simulation software.
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Project-Based Learning: Five Key Features To Motivating Students 2

Posted by Christoph Hahn,

Many students I know take issue with Plato’s famous quote: “Students are lazy, disengaged and have bad manners” (The Republic VIII, 562b-563e). Stepping back from the ‘bad manners’ accusation, engaging and effectively teaching bored students can be challenging and the reasons behind haven’t become clear to me for quite some… read more >>

Solver Choice for Simulink and Simscape 3

Posted by Christoph Hahn,

Introduction
This blog post intends to provide best practices for choosing solvers in Simulink and Simscape. Gratitude goes to Tom Egel and Erin McGarrity whose materials are the foundation for anything written below.  This article is certainly not aiming to replace the rock-solid documentation about solver choice, it is complementary and… read more >>

Robot Modeling and Simulation: A Walking Robot Case Study 5

Posted by Christoph Hahn,

Today, my robotics colleague Sebastian Castro is back for another guest blog.
Before handing it over to Sebastian allow me a short note. My colleague Steve Eddins recently started a second blog on MATLAB Central, this one about Deep Learning. If you are interested in learning more about Deep Learning please visit his Deep… read more >>

Import CAD assemblies to Simscape Multibody™ 10

Posted by Christoph Hahn,

With this post, let me talk about 3D multibody simulation and specifically focus on getting CAD data into a simulation environment.
Motivation
Vehicle dynamics engineers want to simulate dynamic behavior of their suspension designs during early stages of development. They may ask questions such as “Can we keep the roll center between certain… read more >>