These example models enable you to use simulation to evaluate electric and hybrid electric aircraft architectures against design criteria such as flight range and flight duration. The models are parameterized so that you can modify many aspects of the design. MATLAB code automates parameter sweeps of battery size and payload. Using these models of electric aircraft in Simulink, you can rapidly explore the design space to identify ranges that meet system requirements. Models include a fixed wing and a VTOL aircraft in separate folders.
Please read the README.md file to get started.
Use the "Download from GitHub" button to get files compatible with the current release of MATLAB.
Use the links below to get files compatible with earlier releases of MATLAB.
For R2020b: https://github.com/mathworks/Simscape-Air-Taxi/archive/220.127.116.11.zip
For R2020a: https://github.com/mathworks/Simscape-Air-Taxi/archive/18.104.22.168.zip
For R2019b: https://github.com/mathworks/Simscape-Air-Taxi/archive/22.214.171.124.zip
For R2019a: https://github.com/mathworks/Simscape-Air-Taxi/archive/126.96.36.199.zip
For R2018b: https://github.com/mathworks/Simscape-Air-Taxi/archive/188.8.131.52.zip
For R2018a: https://github.com/mathworks/Simscape-Air-Taxi/archive/184.108.40.206.zip
For R2017b: https://github.com/mathworks/Simscape-Air-Taxi/archive/220.127.116.11.zip
Try this free, hands-on tutorial to learn how to use Simscape:
Find other Simscape examples by searching posts for the keyword "physical modeling"
Learn more about MathWorks Simscape Products:
Zhao Wang, Steve Miller (2018). Electric Aircraft Model in Simscape (https://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/fileexchange/64991), MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved November 14, 2018.
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