Access to the Matlab / simulink API

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dave Thawley
dave Thawley on 24 Mar 2011
Please forgive this very basic question. I want to develop a .net application to drive and receive data from simulink but I have no idea how to access the API. Can someone please point me in the right directon regardng on line documentation?
Kind Regards Dave

Answers (2)

MarkB on 24 Mar 2011
In conjunction with Kaustubha's point above about the automation server, the actual commands that you will want to run will likely be either "sim", or "set_param( my_model_name, 'SimulationCommand', 'start')". In addition to this, if you open a model's configuration parameters and go to the "Import/Export" section, you can specify MATLAB variables to be associated with the inports and outports of the model.

Kaustubha Govind
Kaustubha Govind on 24 Mar 2011
Starting MATLAB as an automation server from your .NET application could be an option. You can put your data in the MATLAB workspace using PutWorkspaceData and get it back using GetWorkspaceData. Simulink can read/write from the MATLAB workspace using From/To Workspace blocks.

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