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Simscape Language: Nonlinear rotational spring (Torque == kx^2)


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04 Sep 2009 (Updated )

Simscape language example showing how to use a MATLAB function in the equations section.

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This file contains the Simscape language source code for a nonlinear rotational spring. It also contains a Simulink® model where you can test the Simscape™ component produced from this file. In this example, you’ll see how to use the MATLAB® function “sign” when defining the equations for a physical modeling component.
To view a video (3 minutes) showing a similar example go to: http://www.mathworks.com/videos/simscape-language-mechanical-example-68868.html

To view a webinar (35 minutes) about the Simscape language, go to:

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MATLAB release MATLAB 7.9 (R2009b)
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10 Nov 2009 Erdal Bizkevelci  
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