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Model-Based Design enabled students with no previous design experience to model their car, tune key performance parameters, evaluate control ideas, and develop an electronic differential to keep the car on the track during high-speed turns.
Nov 2014
This article describes a workflow for creating a plant transfer function from input-output test data and using it to automatically tune PID controller gains. The entire workflow is completed using the PID Tuner app in Control System Toolbox™.
Oct 2014
MIT engineers developed control software that enables a humanoid robot to autonomously drive a vehicle, clear debris, and perform other tasks in hazardous areas.
Sep 2014
This article describes best practices for creating, implementing, validating, and promoting new modeling guidelines.
Sep 2014
Article describes method for controlling AFR that combines low cost of conventional switching oxygen sensor and streamlined catalyst conversion efficiency calibration made possible by direct adjustment of exhaust AFR amplitude, frequency, and bias.
Sep 2014
In this paper, a model represents a battery pack and features cell creation, placement, and connection using automation scripts. The paper presents an assessment of model partitioning schemes for real-time execution on multicore targets.
Sep 2014
A workflow for testing a cruise controller component by using model coverage analysis to identify unexecuted or unused simulation pathways in the model.
Sep 2014
This article outlines best practices for adopting modeling standards and deploying them across an organization.
Sep 2014
Nano Retina developed a system model in Simulink® incorporating the eye’s optics and movements, environmental factors, and analog and digital subsystems, and simulated the model under multiple scenarios to gain insights into the system behavior.
Sep 2014
Engineers use MATLAB and Simulink to analyze image and signal data, design controls and signal processing algorithms, implement their designs in software after thorough verification and validation, and generate reports for standards compliance.
Aug 2014
This article illustrates a top-down methodology for the design and FPGA implementation of a DPD, from an algorithmic description DPD in MATLAB to design elaboration in Simulink and HDL code generation for FIL testing.
Jul 2014
Mar 2014
This paper describes how HDL Coder can be used with Altera DSP Builder in an integrated FPGA workflow.
Feb 2014
As their fourth-year undergraduate capstone project, Penn students used MATLAB and Simulink to design and build Titan Arm, a controllable, wireless exoskeleton capable of lifting more than 40 pounds.
Jan 2014
This article describes a workflow for building a component model from requirements, simulating the component model, and then connecting it to a system-level model for further simulation and testing.
Jan 2014
This paper outlines the requirements and considerations for developing and deploying physical system models.
Jan 2014
Using a helicopter flight control system as an example, this article describes a systematic and automated method for tuning all controller parameters at once subject to standard performance and robustness requirements.
Jan 2014
This paper presents best practices for completing projects certified to DO-178B and DO-178C using Model-Based Design. Included are key considerations, methods, and capabilities of Model-Based Design spanning the software development process.
Dec 2013
Using a wind turbine blade as an example, this article describes a semi-automated way to create complex 3D mechanical structures using MATLAB and the General Extrusion shape in SimMechanics.
Nov 2013
A fully automated MCL modeled in Simulink and Simscape enables researchers to accurately simulate cardiac conditions and dynamics to evaluate the performance of cardiac assist devices.
Nov 2013
This paper presents a workflow for using Model-Based Design to efficiently conduct functional and structural verification on a cockpit display systems design model early in the development process, where it is easier and less expensive to update.
Oct 2013
This paper describes the start of the quadrotor design and development process using Model-Based Design with MATLAB and Simulink in the transition from CAD data to a full dynamic model.
Oct 2013
Using industry-standard tools such as MATLAB and Simulink, and low-cost hardware such as Arduino, Beagleboard, LEGO MINDSTORMS, and Raspberry Pi, students tackle real engineering problems and acquire the skills they will need for careers in industry.
Oct 2013
Third-party products help developers prototype and deploy human machine interface (HMI) applications with integrated graphics and multi-touch and voice input using Model-Based Design.
Oct 2013
The smart signal routing feature introduced in Simulink R2012b lets you quickly and easily connect blocks in a model.
Oct 2013
Engineers and scientists connect MATLAB and Simulink to FPGAs, microprocessors, cameras, instruments, and other hardware to design, test, and verify systems that combine hardware and software components.
Oct 2013
This article presents three practical approaches to early verification using Model-Based Design: automated verification and test bench reuse, multidomain modeling, and rapid prototyping.
Oct 2013
This paper shows how engineers can determine whether their design is sufficiently covered by a set of requirements-based test vectors.
Sep 2013
This article describes a workflow for creating a permanent magnet synchronous machine (PMSM) plant model using MATLAB® and Simulink® and commonly available lab equipment.
Sep 2013
SKA South Africa engineers are developing a DSP system capable of processing 5 terabits of data a second from the 64 radio antennas in the MeerKAT array.
Aug 2013
UPenn has developed a first-of-its-kind electrophysiological model of the heart that enables real-time closed-loop testing and early verification of pacemakers by simulating a variety of heart conditions.
Jun 2013
Texas Instruments engineers designed an ADC that uses noise shaping to reduce chip area and power consumption.
May 2013
Three project-based learning activities demonstrate how MATLAB and Simulink make it easy for students to implement their algorithms on low-cost hardware platforms.
Mar 2013
With a custom rapid control prototyping platform and Model-Based Design, Hella engineers produce a real-time prototype incorporating 80% of the final product’s functionality in a few months.
Mar 2013
A single system-level environment enabled geographically separated teams to develop different parts of the mixed-signal system separately and then demonstrate that they worked together.
Mar 2013
Using system-level design, the Semiconductor Technology Academic Research Center (STARC) halved design time and eliminated costly respins.
Mar 2013
Using simulation and optimization techniques to investigate the characteristics that a variable generation system with energy storage should have for given operational profiles.
Feb 2013
This paper compares Model-Based Design approaches for developing logic-intensive algorithms in a high-integrity environment.
Feb 2013
This paper examines common Stateflow design constructs. It explores the performance of architectural decisions such as state actions versus transition actions, events versus transition conditions, and MATLAB® versus C as the action language.
Feb 2013
Identify a plant model from input-output data, use the identified model to design a controller, and implement the controller on an embedded microprocessor.
Jan 2013
Using Simulink, BPG engineers can simulate aspects of the Uno dicycle that would be too costly, dangerous, or time-consuming to experiment with on the actual hardware.
Jan 2013
This is a supplement to the article, "Motor Control with Arduino: A Case Study in Data-Driven Modeling and Control Design."
Jan 2013
Use the Model Advisor exclusion capability to speed up verification of Simulink and Stateflow models.
Jan 2013
An interview with a senior Simulink development team lead and an example showing how Simulink R2012b simplifies model navigation, simulation analysis, and model editing.
Jan 2013
Model-Based Software Design, an elective course for fifth-year students, prepares future engineers by combining lectures and practical exercises with seminars conducted by local industry experts.
Dec 2012
Simulations in MATLAB and Simulink enable Johnson Matthey engineers to understand the complex interactions taking place within a catalyst, see which parameters most affect the output, and make design trade-offs based on the results.
Nov 2012
By using a Simulink behavioral model to simulate system performance, designers quickly evaluate design alternatives and reduce simulation time.
Oct 2012
Model-Based Design enables engineers to develop FPGA prototypes much faster and with a greater degree of confidence than with a traditional, manual workflow.
Oct 2012
From simulation and early verification to real-time testing, Model-Based Design results in shorter, less costly design cycles and helps designers create more robust, higher-performing control systems for motor control applications.
Oct 2012
Third-party solutions enhance Model-Based Design for system engineering and embedded-system development in renewable energy applications.
Oct 2012
Overview of resources for project-based learning, including books, a webinar, and Simulink support for interfacing with low-cost hardware.
Oct 2012
A realistic understanding of a wind farm’s electrical capability requires a simulation using models that capture the electrical and mechanical dynamics of individual turbines.
Sep 2012
Guidance on complying with the new standards within Model-Based Design.
Jul 2012
Designing a control system for wind turbines with blade-pitch and power-electronic control, and optimizing parameter tuning for different electromechanical control functions.
Jun 2012
Automating the transition from Simulink models representing analog and digital components to HDL descriptions using HDL Coder.
May 2012
This paper describes the interoperability of tools that support Model-Based Design. It focuses on mechanisms defined by AUTOSAR, and outlines how to verify and validate designs at different stages in the workflow.
May 2012
This paper describes a collaborative design workflow based on Simulink® Projects, and outlines key challenges engineers face today, such as design partitioning and artifacts management.
Apr 2012
TNO's shockwave-damping software helps ensure smooth traffic flow after sudden braking incidents.
Apr 2012
A challenging controls project gives many students the skills of seasoned engineers well before they graduate.
Feb 2012
MATLAB and Simulink models help Simon Fraser University researchers run and control experiments to determine how sensory input affects walking speed.
Feb 2012
This paper presents an integrated approach for the development of complex aerospace systems. To better illustrate the scope of this technique, a case study for a complex aerospace model based on the HL-20 personnel launch system is provided.
Jan 2012
Simulink behavioral simulations help Epoch Microelectronics engineers verify that their ADPLL designs meet specifications before committing to hardware.
Dec 2011
With accurate vehicle simulation models enable engineers to quantitatively determine the optimal tradeoff between the conflicting demands of vehicle performance and fuel economy.
Nov 2011
Addressing the growing bandwidth crunch with dynamic spectrum management technologies based on MATLAB and Simulink.
Nov 2011
Balance speed and accuracy by using Simscape to configure your model for real- time simulation.
Oct 2011
At the University of Pittsburgh and Washington State University, system dynamics and physiology are combined in a single course.
Mar 2011
University of Delaware researchers to identify the best combination of performance and efficiency.
Mar 2011
Using an adaptive median filter as an example, this article shows how to make a MATLAB algorithm suitable for hardware implementation.
Mar 2011
By simulating IC designs before fabrication and automating tests, Fujitsu achieved significant time and cost savings and improved test quality, speed, and reproducibility.
Mar 2011
This paper shows the purpose, technology integration, and application of Cummins Vehicle Mission Simulation (VMS) software. Case studies show how VMS helps customers understand vehicle performance, improve fuel economy, and cut emissions.
Dec 2010
This paper presents a set of practical strategies for determining the first steps to take when using Model-Based Design and code generation in production development processes.
Dec 2010
This paper recommends best practices for creating an infrastructure and deploying large-scale models for embedded applications using Model-Based Design.
Dec 2010
Using an automotive CD player system as an example, this article demonstrates a workflow for verifying system behavior in the presence of communication latencies.
Dec 2010
This paper discusses report generation within Model-Based Design, focusing on automation, document formats, templates, and interactivity.
Nov 2010
Nujira’s envelope-tracking technology doubles a PA’s efficiency from 30% to 60%.
Oct 2010
Modeling and simulation enable controls engineers to safely and cost-effectively optimize plant control systems, refine the control architecture, and tune individual loop performance.
Jul 2010
Using the bifilar pendulum as an example, this article shows how you can improve mass moments of inertia estimates by solving a more accurate nonlinear model.
May 2010
Cosimulating digital baseband components in MATLAB® and Simulink® with the analog components in Cadence® Virtuoso® AMS Designer enables Atmel to verify system performance well before committing to silicon.
May 2010
This article describes techniques for generating code from Simulink models and integrating that code into corporate simulation environments. The techniques are based on actual aerospace use cases.
Jan 2010
Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory is leading a worldwide team whose mission is to develop a prosthetic that enables the wearer to move with the speed, dexterity, and force of a real arm and perceive pressure, force, & temperature.
Nov 2009
Designing audio codec filter in MATLAB and using Filter Design HDL Coder to generate synthesizable RTL code lets Mediatek rapidly evaluate filter architectures, optimize for silicon area & reduce the RTL code development cycle to less than 2 weeks.
Nov 2009
This paper shows how Model-Based Design can be used to address challenges facing engineers developing commercial vehicle electronics systems.
Dec 2008
This paper describes recent advances in verification, validation, and test technologies involving Model-Based Design with production code generation.
Dec 2008
In this paper we develop an open architecture HIL system for a J1939 bandwidth study and show how this HIL system can test and validate that heavily loaded networks can operate without compromising the performance of safety-critical systems.
Nov 2008
Article presents a methodology for applying Model-Based Design to develop and automatically optimize vehicle stability control systems.
Nov 2008
BMW developed a motion-stereo system that constructs a 3-D model of the area around the car from 2-D images generated by a single side-view camera.
Nov 2008
Create web views - HTML files generated by Simulink Report Generator™ that are interactive visual replicas of Simulink and Stateflow® models, which can be navigated just as models.
Sep 2008
An integrated framework enables technicians unfamiliar with communications theory to specify an SDR design at a high level of abstraction.
Sep 2008
This paper uses a hydromechanical actuator as an example to illustrate techniques for modeling, optimizing, and testing plant models in MATLAB® and Simulink®. High-performance computing clusters are used to speed up Monte Carlo techniques.
Aug 2008
This article describes methods for modeling and simulating continuous and hybrid continuous-locking mechanical friction using Simulink, Simscape, SimDriveline, and SimMechanics. It is co-authored by Caterpillar and The MathWorks.
May 2008
SimEvents extends the Simulink environment for Model-Based Design into the discrete-event simulation domain. In this article, we use SimEvents to analyze resource constraints on three typical systems.
Mar 2008
Case Western Reserve University researchers developed a programmable device that sends electrical signals to an implant that activates paralyzed limbs and muscles.
Feb 2008
Short Description/Meta Description (250 character limit): This paper studies techniques that can be used to reduce the time needed to run block diagram simulations, including automatic code generation and cluster computing.
Nov 2007
This paper shows how a vehicle’s geometry can be optimized, control coefficients calculated, open-loop plant model created, flight controller designed, and closed-loop simulation run, to confirm that system-level requirements are satisfied.
Nov 2007
Engineers used Model-Based Design and rapid prototyping to build and test a controller before the fuel cell plant was available.
Jun 2007
A unique experimental setup enables researchers to analyze avalanche behavior in a controlled laboratory setting.
Jun 2007
Using MATLAB graphics and GUI building tools, engineers developed an application for analyzing gain patterns in 3-D and 2-D simultaneously.
Jun 2007
Automated model checks help ensure that standards are correctly implemented in your Simulink model.
Jun 2007
This paper introduces Model-Based Design, highlights some of its benefits, and discusses 10 best practices for adopting a Model-Based Design culture across an organization.
Apr 2007
This paper discusses the challenges of performing configuration management of the models and associated files central to Model-Based Design for use in a production environment.
Apr 2007
Researchers at the University of Michigan–Dearborn study the feasibility of using plug-in series hybrid technology to extend the range of electric vehicles.
Apr 2007
This article describes a process for creating a parameterized battery model capable of providing accurate simulation results and fast simulation speed.
Apr 2007
Engineers use rapid prototyping to advance cochlear implant technology.
Oct 2006
Extensive simulations help ensure a flawless first flight for a unique aircraft design.
Oct 2006
System engineers streamline the workflow with Model-Based Design and a virtual breadboard.
Oct 2006
Use Model-Based Design to build an executable specification for a WiMAX transmitter channel coder.
Oct 2006
FPGA-based processing can add levels of performance only possible with custom ASICs.
Jan 2006
This paper discusses the use of commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) software with Model-Based Design to develop a fault detection, isolation, and recovery (FDIR) application for a redundant actuator control system.
Nov 2005
Cleve Moler describes the applications and capabilities of the five ODE solvers available in MATLAB 5 and Simulink 2.
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