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Using Trajectory Evaluator and Simulator software built with MATLAB, ITER researchers define paths for 100-ton vehicles carrying activated components through a building with just 30 centimeters of clearance between the vehicle and the walls.
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
Georgia Institute of Technology students learn control theory from MOOC videos, and spend classroom time developing controllers in MATLAB® and working with Khepera III robots.
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
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
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
UC Berkeley students demonstrate their creativity and ingenuity by tackling an open-ended design problem using MATLAB.
Jun 2013
A novel combination of the extended Kalman filter (EKF) algorithm, a two-RC-block equivalent circuit, and the coulomb counting method facilitates runtime SOC evaluation for commercial high-power LFP cells.
Apr 2013
Use a layered approach to break the parameter estimation problem into a subset of data and parameter values so that the optimizer can focus on a specific problem.
Apr 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
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
This is a supplement to the article, "Motor Control with Arduino: A Case Study in Data-Driven Modeling and Control Design."
Jan 2013
Overview of resources for project-based learning, including books, a webinar, and Simulink support for interfacing with low-cost hardware.
Oct 2012
Recent enhancements to MATLAB® and Image Processing Toolbox™ dramatically increase image processing speed
Apr 2012
A challenging controls project gives many students the skills of seasoned engineers well before they graduate.
Feb 2012
Balance speed and accuracy by using Simscape to configure your model for real- time simulation.
Oct 2011
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
A low-cost, portable aeropendulum enables active, sensory learning that gets students excited about control system design.
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
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
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

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