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The following figure shows the SISO Design Task node in the Control and Estimation Tools Manager.
SISO Design Task Node on the Control and Estimation Tools Manager
The SISO Design Task node menu bar contains the following menus:
To load a saved SISO Design Tool project, select Load from the File menu. This opens the Load Projects window.
Projects are saved as MAT-files. Select the project you want to load from the list, or click ... to browse for projects you can select from, and click OK.
You can exit the MATLAB® technical computing environment and later restore the SISO Design Tool to the state you left it in by saving the project. Select Save from the File menu. This opens the Save Projects window.
To save a project, specify a file name and click OK. The current state and configuration of your SISO Design Tool are saved as a MAT-file. To load a saved project, select Load from the File menu (see previous bullet).
Selecting Export from the File menu opens the SISO Tool Export window.
You can perform the following tasks in this window:
Export models to the MATLAB workspace or to a disk. The exported models are:
LTI objects if the plant and sensor are LTI models
Arrays of LTI objects if the plant or sensor are arrays of LTI models
Rename models when exporting
Save variations on models, including open and closed loop models, sensitivity transfer functions, and state-space representations
To export models to the MATLAB workspace, follow these steps:
Select the model you want to export from the Component list by left-clicking the model name. To select more than one model, hold down the Shift key if they are adjacent on the list. If you want to save nonadjacent models, hold down the Ctrl key while selecting the models.
If you want to save your models as a MAT-file, follow steps 1 and 2 and click Export to Disk, which opens this window.
Choose where you want to save the file in the Save in field and specify the name of the MAT-file in the File name field. Click Save to save the file.
|SISO Tool Preferences|
Use Undo to go back in design steps. Note that the Undo menu changes when the task you have just performed changes. For example, if you change the compensator gain, the Undo menu item now reads Undo Edit Gain.
Use Redo to go forward in the design steps. You can only use Redo if you have previously used Undo. Like the Undo menu, the Redo menu changes when the task you have just performed changes. For example, if you change the compensator gain, and then select Undo Edit Gain, the Redo menu item becomes Redo Edit Gain.
Select SISO Tool Preferences from the Edit menu to open the SISO Tool Preferences dialog box.
You can use this window to do the following:
Add plot grids, change font styles for titles, labels, etc., and change axes foreground colors
Change the compensator format
Show or hide system poles and zeros in Bode diagrams
For a discussion of this window's features, see Setting Toolbox Preferences" online in the Control System Toolbox™ documentation.
Selecting About the Control and Estimation Tools Manager in the Help menu opens a window with the version number and a copyright notice for this product.
Below the block diagram is a table that shows the default names for each part of the block diagram and the assigned name, if you have one.
Store Design. Click Store Design to save your design to your SISO Design Task node. Click on Design under the node to see a snapshot summary of your design. Click on the Design History node to show a list of all stored designs.