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CAD to MATLAB to Simscape Multibody

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30 Jun 2014 (Updated )

Export a CAD assembly to a MATLAB data structure and import into a Simscape Multibody model.

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This file contains data2smixml(), which is MATLAB code that converts a MATLAB data structure into a Simscape Multibody model. A macro written in Visual Basic extracts CAD assembly information from a SolidWorks assembly into a specific MATLAB data structure. That MATLAB data structure is converted to a Simscape Multibody XML file using the MATLAB function data2smixml(). The resulting Simscape Multibody XML file can be imported into a Simscape Multibody model using smimport().
A Visual Basic macro is provided to show an algorithm for extracting data from a CAD assembly. Assemblies in SolidWorks, Wildfire, Creo (formerly Pro/Engineer), and Inventor can be exported to a SimMechanics XML file using Simscape Multibody Link. If you are using another CAD system, this example can help you write a macro for your CAD system.
Please read the README.txt file to get started.

Watch this video to see how Simscape Multibody Link works
http://www.mathworks.com/videos/importing-a-cad-suspension-assembly-into-simmechanics-89612.html

To find other Simscape examples, search for posts with the keyword "physical modeling"
http://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/fileexchange/?term=%22physical+modeling%22

To learn more about MathWorks Simscape Products, go to:
http://www.mathworks.com/physical-modeling/

Required Products Simscape Multibody
Simscape
Simulink
MATLAB
MATLAB release MATLAB 9.0 (R2016a)
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Updates
07 Mar 2016 1.1

Updated for R2016a (SimMechanics renamed Simscape Multibody).

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