Simscape

New Features

R2014b (Version 3.12)

Released: 2 Oct 2014

Version 3.12, part of Release 2014b, includes the following enhancements:

Simscape Language

  • Refrigeration example modeling two-phase fluid flow

Foundation Library and Simulation

  • Domain-specific line styles for representing physical connections
  • Improved interface for connecting Simscape blocks
  • Option to configure logging of Simscape simulation results per block
  • Flat view option and improved diagnostics for Variable Viewer
  • Simscape Results Explorer

See the Release Notes for details.

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Previous Releases

R2014a (Version 3.11) - 6 Mar 2014

Version 3.11, part of Release 2014a, includes the following enhancements:

Simscape Language

  • ssc_build library build process that no longer requires C compiler
  • priority attribute for setting relative priority of variable target values during initialization

Foundation Library and Simulation

  • Variables tab for specifying target value and priority for new initialization process
  • Variable Viewer for analyzing results of new initialization process
  • Statistics Viewer that displays variable source and number of eliminated variables
  • Fundamental Reluctance block
  • Hydro-mechanical converter blocks with fluid compressibility option

See the Release Notes for details.

R2013b (Version 3.10) - 5 Sep 2013

Version 3.10, part of Release 2013b, includes the following enhancements:

Simscape Language

  • branches section for defining the relationship between component Through variables and nodes
  • import statement enabling simplified access to other component classes
  • connect statement support for vector and matrix physical signals

Foundation Library and Simulation

  • Thermal Liquid domain and block library
  • Simscape model statistics viewer

See the Release Notes for details.

R2013a (Version 3.9) - 7 Mar 2013

Version 3.9, part of Release 2013a, includes the following enhancements:

Simscape Language

  • Variable-size domain parameters
  • Vector and matrix physical signals

Foundation Library and Simulation

  • Random Number and Uniform Random Number blocks
  • Perfect Insulator block for thermal domain
  • Initialization and diagnostic improvements
  • Model Advisor checks for outdated blocks and for physical unit consistency
  • Unit definition of Hz now consistent with SI

See the Release Notes for details.

R2012b (Version 3.8) - 11 Sep 2012

Version 3.8, part of Release 2012b, includes the following enhancements:

Simscape Language

  • Connection of components within a Simscape file
  • floor, ceil, fix, and round functions

Foundation Library and Simulation

  • Speed and efficiency improvements for simulation of switched linear systems
  • Zero-crossing statistics for Simscape logging
  • Counter and Repeating Sequence blocks that facilitate discrete sampling
  • Open-circuit terminator blocks for electrical, hydraulic, and mechanical domains in Foundation library

See the Release Notes for details.