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Guy Rouleau


MathWorks

673 total contributions since 2008

Application Support Engineer for MathWorks. I like to write about Simulink and other MathWorks tools used in Model-Based Design at http://blogs.mathworks.com/simulink
Professional Interests: robotics, system modeling, Simulink

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Visualizing Fixed-Point Algebraic Loops
A few days ago I had to debug a very large model generating an error similar to the following:... read more >>

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New Capabilities for Block Masking
Earlier this week, I had to debug an issue related to a block mask in MATLAB R2012b. This made me realize that I have not...

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Simulation Data Inspector in R2018a
Over the past few releases, many enhancements have been added to the Simulation Data Inspector. Let's look at a few of...

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Example implementation of Co-simulation using Simulink
Example implementation of Co-simulation using Simulink

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Communicating with an External Application for Co-Simulation
Today I am describing an example that I recently submitted to MATLAB Central and GitHub with the help of my colleague...

3 months ago

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MATLAB Online, MATLAB Mobile, MATLAB Drive… and Simulink
I have never written about these topics on this blog because this is not specific to Simulink, but... I am a big fan of...

3 months ago

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What’s New in R2018a!
MATLAB R2018a is now available, let's go through a few of my favorite enhancements to Simulink in this release. ... read...

4 months ago

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Simulating the Olympic Ski Jump Competition
This week I am happy to welcome guest blogger Zack Peters to describe how he implemented the simulation of a ski jump,...

5 months ago

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The Simulink Curling Simulator… Version 2018
For those reading this blog for a few years, you probably remember that during the 2014 Winter Olympics, we published a...

5 months ago

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Who’s Calling?
Did you know that it is possible to visualize the calling of Simulink Functions using the Sequence Viewer? Let's see how...

6 months ago

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Simscape and Operating Point Management
In MATLAB R2017b, we added capabilities to manage operating points for Simscape models.... read more >>

6 months ago

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Simulating the World’s longest Ultra High Voltage Transmission Line with Simscape Power Systems
This week, I am happy to welcome guest blogger Hao Chen who will describe how Simscape Power Systems can be used to...

7 months ago

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Highlight To Source and Destination: A new way to navigate your model
In the United States, Thanksgiving weekend is probably the weekend where the roads are the busiest. For those of you who...

8 months ago

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Programming a PARROT Minidrone using Simulink
You know what I did this weekend? Yes, as the title of this post says, I deployed custom flight control software to my...

8 months ago

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Revisited: How Many Blocks are in that Model?
A long time ago, Seth wrote a post showing how to count the number of blocks in a model, including referenced models. At...

9 months ago

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Modecharts: Modeling discrete modes in Simscape
Last week I described how to model a box on a moving table using Simulink subsystems as Stateflow state.... read more...

9 months ago

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Simulink Subsystems as Stateflow States
Today I want to highlight a new feature that makes continuous-time modeling in Stateflow clearer and more powerful: ...

9 months ago

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New in MATLAB R2017b: The Simulation Manager
MATLAB R2017b has recently been released. For this first post about R2017b, I want to highlight a feature that I think most...

10 months ago

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Another Good Reason to Use Simulink Projects
This week I discovered a super useful a feature of Simulink Projects.... read more >>

11 months ago

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Creating Your Own Check Valve for the Simscape Gas domain
Some time ago, I wrote a blog post about how to implement a custom valve for the Simscape Hydraulic domain. Today I am...

11 months ago

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Logging Stateflow Data and States Activity
Today I want to describe a feature that is super useful, but not known enough: Logging states activity and data in...

12 months ago

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Watering my Plants with Simscape Fluids
Here is a picture of my backyard:... read more >>

1 year ago

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Logging Simulation Data in Timetable format
In case you did not notice, MATLAB R2016b introduced a new type of table: timetables. Because Simulink logs data over time,...

1 year ago

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Simulation Based Testing with Simulink Test Manager
Today, Ajay Puvvala is back to talk about testing.... read more >>

1 year ago

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Simulink and the MATLAB Unit Testing Framework
Today, I am happy to welcome guest blogger Ajay Puvvala to talk about testing. Some time ago, Ajay passed by my desk and...

1 year ago

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Put some Color in your LEDs: Controlling Your Raspberry Pi from your iPhone with Simulink
This week Mariano Lizarraga Fernandez is back to describe some cool stuff he came up with, using the iPhone and iPad...

1 year ago

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Improved Behavior of Auto Tolerance in R2017a
Are you familiar with the meaning of auto for the Absolute tolerance of Simulink variable-step solvers?... read more >>

1 year ago

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Simulating models in parallel made easy with parsim
Some time ago, I wrote a series of posts to highlight the different factors to take into account when trying to run...

1 year ago

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What’s New in R2017a!
MATLAB R2017a is now available for download. For this first post about R2017a, I want to highlight features that will help...

1 year ago

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Simulating the Startup and Shutdown of your software
This week, we are finally diving into the Initialize Function, Reset Function and Terminate Function blocks.... read more...

1 year ago

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