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MATLAB and Simulink Racing Lounge: CAD Import in SimMechanics

From the series: Improving Your Racecar Development

Mischa Kim, MathWorks
Christoph Hahn, MathWorks

Learn how to Import a CAD assembly into SimMechanics™ using SimMechanics Link via a plug-in that lets you save your CAD file as an XML file, or an API that you connect to your CAD system.

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Series: Improving Your Racecar Development

MATLAB and Simulink Racing Lounge: A MicroAutoBox Workflow
Frank Schmidtmeier, of dSPACE, and Christoph Hahn, of MathWorks, guide you step-by-step through the workflow from reading sensor data to your Simulink® model to auto-generated C code running on the ECU.

MATLAB and Simulink Racing Lounge: Processing CFD Simulation Data
Use the matrix processing capabilities of MATLAB to work with your CFD simulation data. Christoph Hahn and Nicolas Gautier from MathWorks demonstrate how to get results into MATLAB and perform analyses. Find all models on the MATLAB FileExchange.

MATLAB and Simulink Racing Lounge: What Judges Are Looking For
What are judges looking for in evaluating engineering design? Learn how to persuade them by focusing on simple, coherent approaches that make your car faster, and clear communication of your core message.

MATLAB and Simulink Racing Lounge: Modeling Vehicle Dynamics
Model your vehicle dynamics for lap-time simulation, prediction of energy consumption, or to tune your suspension system. Christoph Hahn, Sebastian Castro, and Swarooph Seshadri, of MathWorks

MATLAB and Simulink Racing Lounge: Virtual Test-Driving
Model and validate your race car in a virtual environment. Prasanna Kannan, of IPG, and Christoph Hahn, of MathWorks, introduce you to the benefits of Simulink® and the IPG CarMaker.

MATLAB and Simulink Racing Lounge: Basics of Code Generation
Spend more time on algorithm development and less time manually producing code. Christoph Hahn and Andreas Uschold of MathWorks discuss how to efficiently bring algorithms to C/C++ code and hardware with code generation.

MATLAB and Simulink Racing Lounge Modeling Physical Components, Part 2: Data Driven Concepts
Learn a variety of modeling methods to fit your racecar needs. We’ll demonstrate five modeling approaches and share tips on how to choose the right model. Also, find all models used in the episode on the MATLAB Central FileExchange.

MATLAB and Simulink Racing Lounge: Modeling Physical Components, Part 1: Mathematical Models
Model the physical systems of your racecar and learn about the variety of modeling methods to fit your needs. Sebastian Castro and Christoph Hahn, of MathWorks, demonstrate five modeling approaches and share tips on how to choose the right model.

MATLAB and Simulink Racing Lounge: Principles of Control Design
Create a robust controller with a Simulink® model of a throttle to learn the principles and workflow of control design.

MATLAB and Simulink Racing Lounge: CAN Communication with Your ECUs and the Vehicle Network Toolbox
Connect your Controller Area Network (CAN) to MATLAB® and Simulink® using the Vehicle Network Toolbox™ to inspect, test, and validate the operation of a vehicle before an actual dynamic event.

MATLAB and Simulink Racing Lounge: Determining Chassis Stiffness with MATLAB
Christoph Hahn, technical education specialist at MathWorks, introduces you to an efficient approach to determine structural properties of a steel tube frame using the direct stiffness method.

MATLAB and Simulink Racing Lounge: Battery Modeling with Simulink
Javier Gazzarri and Christoph Hahn introduce you to battery modeling using Simulink.

MATLAB and Simulink Racing Lounge: Embedded Code Generation for Your Vehicle Control Systems
Tobias Kumschmider and Christoph Hahn introduce you to the MathWorks Code Generation tool chain, provide information about supported platforms, and show the capabilities in a process-in-the-loop (PIL) software demo.

MATLAB and Simulink Racing Lounge: CAD Import in SimMechanics
Learn how to Import a CAD assembly into SimMechanics™ using SimMechanics Link via a plug-in that lets you save your CAD file as an XML file, or an API that you connect to your CAD system.