Analog and digital sensors, such as proximity sensors, thermistors, shaft encoders

Simscape Blocks

Accelerometer Behavioral model of MEMS accelerometer
Gyro Behavioral model of MEMS gyro
Incremental Shaft Encoder Model device that converts information about angular shaft position into electrical pulses
Light-Emitting Diode Model light-emitting diode as exponential diode and current sensor in series
Photodiode Model photodiode as parallel controlled current source and exponential diode
Power Sensor Measure instantaneous or cycle-average power
Pressure Transducer Model generic pressure transducer that turns pressure measurement into voltage
Proximity Sensor Model simple distance sensor
PS Sensor Model generic linear sensor
PTC Thermistor Model switching type positive temperature coefficient (PTC) thermistor
Resolver Model rotary transformer that measures motor rotation angle
Strain Gauge Model deformation sensor
Thermistor Model NTC thermistor using B-parameter equation
Thermocouple Model sensor that converts thermal potential difference into electrical potential difference


Parameterizing Blocks from Datasheets

Overview of techniques used to specify block parameters to match the data found on manufacturer datasheets.

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