You must have a valid MATLAB® license and one of the supported CAD applications:
Autodesk Inventor® software
PTC® Creo™ software
Your MATLAB and CAD installations must have the same system architecture—e.g., Windows 64-bit.
Go to the Simscape Multibody Link download page.
Follow the prompts on the download page.
Save the zip archive and .m file in a convenient folder.
Select the file versions matching your MATLAB release number and system architecture—e.g., release R2015b and Win64 architecture. Do not extract the zip archive.
Run MATLAB as administrator.
Add the saved installation files to the MATLAB path.
You can do this by entering
the MATLAB command prompt. Replace
the name of the folder in which you saved the installation files—e.g.,
At the MATLAB command prompt, enter
zipname with the name of the zip
Each time you export a CAD assembly model, the Simscape™ Multibody™ Link plug-in attempts to connect to MATLAB. For the connection to occur, you must register MATLAB as an automation server. You can do this in two ways:
In a MATLAB session running in administrator
mode — At the command prompt, enter
In an MS-DOS window running in administrator mode
— At the command prompt, enter
Before you can export an assembly, you must enable the Simscape Multibody Link plug-in on your CAD application. To do this, see: