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Simulating in Real Time: Electrical Actuator

Steve Miller, MathWorks

A Simscape model of an aileron actuation system that performs well in desktop simulation is reused for HIL testing. The model includes a motor, motor driver, analog circuitry for the speed and current controller, and a three-dimensional mechanical model of the aileron. The configuration steps include enabling the Simscape local solver, verifying speed and accuracy of the fixed-step simulation, and converting to C code. When the model is running on the real-time target, values of Simscape run-time parameters are modified directly on the target without regenerating C code.

Product Focus

  • Simscape Electronics
  • Simscape Multibody
  • Simulink Real-Time

Recorded: 13 Jun 2016