Robust Control Toolbox

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R2014b (Version 5.2)

Released: 2 Oct 2014

Version 5.2, part of Release 2014b, includes the following enhancements:

  • Quick Loop Tuning option in Control System Tuner app for tuning control systems to target loop bandwidth and stability margins
  • Tuning goals for automated tuning to meet transient response and disturbance rejection requirements
  • MATLAB code generation from Control System Tuner app for automatically scripting control system tuning tasks

See the Release Notes for details.

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Previous Releases

R2014a (Version 5.1) - 6 Mar 2014

Version 5.1, part of Release 2014a, includes the following enhancements:

  • Control System Tuner app for automated tuning of control systems
  • Step response and LQG requirements for control system tuning with systune and looptune commands
  • Improved control system tuning of Simulink models with systune or looptune functions using slTuner interface (with Simulink Control Design)

See the Release Notes for details.

R2013b (Version 5.0) - 5 Sep 2013

Version 5.0, part of Release 2013b, includes the following enhancements:

  • Automatic tuning of gain-scheduled control systems with systune and looptune commands
  • Automatic tuning of discrete-time control systems with systune and looptune commands
  • Sensitivity, overshoot, minimum and maximum loop gain requirements for control system tuning with looptune and systune
  • looptuneSetup command for switching from looptune to systune to use additional systune functionality

See the Release Notes for details.

R2013a (Version 4.3) - 7 Mar 2013

Version 4.3, part of Release 2013a, includes the following enhancements:

  • Minimum damping requirement for closed-loop poles in TuningGoal.Poles object
  • TuningGoal.Rejection object for specifying disturbance rejection requirement

See the Release Notes for details.

R2012b (Version 4.2) - 11 Sep 2012

Version 4.2, part of Release 2012b, includes the following enhancements:

  • systune command for multiobjective tuning with soft and hard constraints
  • H2 performance, stability margin, pole location, and disturbance rejection requirements
  • Robust tuning of one controller against a set of plant models
  • Option to constrain tuned parameter values and to restrict some tuning requirements to a frequency band
  • ltiblock.pid2 and loopswitch objects for tuning two-degree-of-freedom PID controllers and marking loop opening sites for open-loop requirements

See the Release Notes for details.