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mar 2014
This paper describes how HDL Coder can be used with Altera DSP Builder in an integrated FPGA workflow.
feb 2014
As their fourth-year undergraduate capstone project, Penn students used MATLAB and Simulink to design and build Titan Arm, a controllable, wireless exoskeleton capable of lifting more than 40 pounds.
ene 2014
This article describes a workflow for building a component model from requirements, simulating the component model, and then connecting it to a system-level model for further simulation and testing.
ene 2014
Using a helicopter flight control system as an example, this article describes a systematic and automated method for tuning all controller parameters at once subject to standard performance and robustness requirements.
ene 2014
This paper presents best practices for completing projects certified to DO-178B and DO-178C using Model-Based Design. Included are key considerations, methods, and capabilities of Model-Based Design spanning the software development process.
dic 2013
A MATLAB and Simulink workflow for developing a desktop or lab dynamometer capable of running at lower DC bus voltages.
dic 2013
Using a wind turbine blade as an example, this article describes a semi-automated way to create complex 3D mechanical structures using MATLAB and the General Extrusion shape in SimMechanics.
nov 2013
This paper discusses the modeling and simulation of a hovercraft for developing a motion control system. The model will be used to evaluate the controller’s performance before the fully-integrated hardware is available.
nov 2013
Model-Based Design with MATLAB and Simulink enables Hitachi to improve communication between teams, reduce development time, and reduce risk by evaluating system performance early in the design process.
nov 2013
A fully automated MCL modeled in Simulink and Simscape enables researchers to accurately simulate cardiac conditions and dynamics to evaluate the performance of cardiac assist devices.
nov 2013
This paper presents a workflow for using Model-Based Design to efficiently conduct functional and structural verification on a cockpit display systems design model early in the development process, where it is easier and less expensive to update.
oct 2013
Using industry-standard tools such as MATLAB and Simulink, and low-cost hardware such as Arduino, Beagleboard, LEGO MINDSTORMS, and Raspberry Pi, students tackle real engineering problems and acquire the skills they will need for careers in industry.
oct 2013
Third-party products help developers prototype and deploy human machine interface (HMI) applications with integrated graphics and multi-touch and voice input using Model-Based Design.
oct 2013
The smart signal routing feature introduced in Simulink R2012b lets you quickly and easily connect blocks in a model.
oct 2013
Engineers and scientists connect MATLAB and Simulink to FPGAs, microprocessors, cameras, instruments, and other hardware to design, test, and verify systems that combine hardware and software components.
oct 2013
This article presents three practical approaches to early verification using Model-Based Design: automated verification and test bench reuse, multidomain modeling, and rapid prototyping.
oct 2013
Rapid prototyping and automatic VHDL code generation enable BBN engineers to develop, implement, and improve data-encryption schemes much faster than would be possible with traditional methods.
sep 2013
This article describes a workflow for creating a permanent magnet synchronous machine (PMSM) plant model using MATLAB® and Simulink® and commonly available lab equipment.
sep 2013
SKA South Africa engineers are developing a DSP system capable of processing 5 terabits of data a second from the 64 radio antennas in the MeerKAT array.
ago 2013
UPenn has developed a first-of-its-kind electrophysiological model of the heart that enables real-time closed-loop testing and early verification of pacemakers by simulating a variety of heart conditions.
jun 2013
Texas Instruments engineers designed an ADC that uses noise shaping to reduce chip area and power consumption.
may 2013
A novel combination of the extended Kalman filter (EKF) algorithm, a two-RC-block equivalent circuit, and the coulomb counting method facilitates runtime SOC evaluation for commercial high-power LFP cells.
abr 2013
Three project-based learning activities demonstrate how MATLAB and Simulink make it easy for students to implement their algorithms on low-cost hardware platforms.
mar 2013
With a custom rapid control prototyping platform and Model-Based Design, Hella engineers produce a real-time prototype incorporating 80% of the final product’s functionality in a few months.
mar 2013
A single system-level environment enabled geographically separated teams to develop different parts of the mixed-signal system separately and then demonstrate that they worked together.
mar 2013
Using system-level design, the Semiconductor Technology Academic Research Center (STARC) halved design time and eliminated costly respins.
mar 2013
Identify a plant model from input-output data, use the identified model to design a controller, and implement the controller on an embedded microprocessor.
ene 2013
Using Simulink, BPG engineers can simulate aspects of the Uno dicycle that would be too costly, dangerous, or time-consuming to experiment with on the actual hardware.
ene 2013
Use the Model Advisor exclusion capability to speed up verification of Simulink and Stateflow models.
ene 2013
An interview with a senior Simulink development team lead and an example showing how Simulink R2012b simplifies model navigation, simulation analysis, and model editing.
ene 2013
Model-Based Software Design, an elective course for fifth-year students, prepares future engineers by combining lectures and practical exercises with seminars conducted by local industry experts.
dic 2012
Using Simulink models and physical structures, Lehigh University researchers test reactions to seismic activity in ships’ hulls, bridge decks, shear walls, and four-story buildings.
dic 2012
This work employs a generative approach to optimization, where computational simulation of the problem space is combined with a computational optimization approach in the solution space.
dic 2012
nov 2012
Simulations in MATLAB and Simulink enable Johnson Matthey engineers to understand the complex interactions taking place within a catalyst, see which parameters most affect the output, and make design trade-offs based on the results.
nov 2012
With MATLAB integrated into the physics curriculum, Siena College students develop practical skills—starting in their first year—that they will use throughout their studies and beyond.
nov 2012
By using a Simulink behavioral model to simulate system performance, designers quickly evaluate design alternatives and reduce simulation time.
oct 2012
Third-party solutions enhance Model-Based Design for system engineering and embedded-system development in renewable energy applications.
oct 2012
Overview of resources for project-based learning, including books, a webinar, and Simulink support for interfacing with low-cost hardware.
oct 2012
Tips and techniques to make your model run faster.
jun 2012
Septentrio streamlines the DO-178B certification process with MATLAB and Simulink.
may 2012
TNO's shockwave-damping software helps ensure smooth traffic flow after sudden braking incidents.
abr 2012
A challenging controls project gives many students the skills of seasoned engineers well before they graduate.
feb 2012
MATLAB and Simulink models help Simon Fraser University researchers run and control experiments to determine how sensory input affects walking speed.
feb 2012
This paper presents an integrated approach for the development of complex aerospace systems. To better illustrate the scope of this technique, a case study for a complex aerospace model based on the HL-20 personnel launch system is provided.
ene 2012
By using Model-Based Design with Simulink, the team created a novel pump design and reduced development time by 50%.
ene 2012
Model-Based Design enables Hugo Petersen to cut costs and reduce development time by a factor of 5 to 10.
ene 2012
CommScope's MATLAB based DPD technology enables wireless base stations to operate efficiently while minimizing spurious amplifier emissions.
ene 2012
Simulink behavioral simulations help Epoch Microelectronics engineers verify that their ADPLL designs meet specifications before committing to hardware.
dic 2011
With accurate vehicle simulation models enable engineers to quantitatively determine the optimal tradeoff between the conflicting demands of vehicle performance and fuel economy.
nov 2011
Addressing the growing bandwidth crunch with dynamic spectrum management technologies based on MATLAB and Simulink.
nov 2011
Use simulation to design and verify complex control strategies in a model—then reuse the model to automatically generate IEC 61131 structured text to program the PLC for deployment.
oct 2011
When the GN&C system for the Orion crew vehicle undergoes Critical Design Review, more than 90% of the flight software will already be developed– thanks to a new development approach using Model-Based Design.
oct 2011
Balance speed and accuracy by using Simscape to configure your model for real- time simulation.
oct 2011
Polyspace identified the 97% of code that was free of certain run-time errors, enabling Elektrobit to focus code reviews on the remaining 3%.
jun 2011
UC Berkeley's Center for Astronomy Signal Processing and Electronics Research developed a Simulink based component library for building and deploying sophisticated instruments at a fraction of the cost of custom-hardware instruments.
may 2011
At the University of Pittsburgh and Washington State University, system dynamics and physiology are combined in a single course.
mar 2011
University of Delaware researchers to identify the best combination of performance and efficiency.
mar 2011
Using an adaptive median filter as an example, this article shows how to make a MATLAB algorithm suitable for hardware implementation.
mar 2011
By simulating IC designs before fabrication and automating tests, Fujitsu achieved significant time and cost savings and improved test quality, speed, and reproducibility.
mar 2011
Using an automotive CD player system as an example, this article demonstrates a workflow for verifying system behavior in the presence of communication latencies.
dic 2010
Mercedes engineers use a custom calibration tool to extract the highest possible performance from AMG powertrains.
oct 2010
Nujira’s envelope-tracking technology doubles a PA’s efficiency from 30% to 60%.
oct 2010
The Simulink.findVars command makes it easy to find out whether a variable is being used in a model, and where.
oct 2010
Using the bifilar pendulum as an example, this article shows how you can improve mass moments of inertia estimates by solving a more accurate nonlinear model.
may 2010
Cosimulating digital baseband components in MATLAB® and Simulink® with the analog components in Cadence® Virtuoso® AMS Designer enables Atmel to verify system performance well before committing to silicon.
may 2010
This article describes techniques for generating code from Simulink models and integrating that code into corporate simulation environments. The techniques are based on actual aerospace use cases.
ene 2010
A low-cost, portable aeropendulum enables active, sensory learning that gets students excited about control system design.
ene 2010
MATLAB and Simulink based products give students direct experience in control design, image processing, and other topics.
nov 2009
Student competitions challenge engineers-in-training to tackle the same technical issues—under the same budgetary, time, and resource constraints—as professional engineers.
nov 2009
By enabling C-code generation directly from MATLAB algorithms, the Embedded MATLAB language subset closes the gap between exploration and implementation.
nov 2009
Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory is leading a worldwide team whose mission is to develop a prosthetic that enables the wearer to move with the speed, dexterity, and force of a real arm and perceive pressure, force, & temperature.
nov 2009
Model-Based Design enabled IAV to reduce their mass-production ECU development process from three years to just 18 months.
nov 2009
Developed under the guidance of Detroit engineers, a course in embedded control systems introduces seniors and first-year graduate students to industrystandard tools and Model-Based Design.
nov 2009
Even engineers who are not controls experts can quickly design and tune PID controllers using this simple method.
nov 2009
Using a do-while loop as an example, this article demonstrates how modeling design patterns can be used to generate efficient C code from algorithm models.
sep 2009
To determine whether the wing design of a small passenger aircraft meets strength requirements, we derive analytical models of the loads and bending moments on the wing using the notebook interface in Symbolic Math Toolbox.
jul 2009
Using an aerospace system model as an example, this article describes the parallelization of a controller parameter tuning task using Parallel Computing Toolbox and Simulink Design Optimization.
may 2009
In only its third year of competition,The Technische Universiteit Eindhoven (TU/e) team placed second in the RoboCup Middle Size League championship, beating teams that had been competing for six years or more, including former world champions.
abr 2009
A BYU professor describes how students in In ECEn 485: Introduction to Digital Communication Theory use MATLAB and Simulink to design and test digital modems and communication systems.
abr 2009
This article describes two ways to use parallel computing to accelerate the solution of computationally expensive optimization problems.
mar 2009
Students use MATLAB and Simulink to process lab data and model and simulate open-and closed-loop systems. Simulink and Real-Time Windows Target enable them to connect control design theory with practical implementation.
feb 2009
When Tesla Motors developed the world’s first all-electric product sports car, they used Model-Based Design to model the entire vehicle and its major subsystems, run detailed simulations, analyze performance, and evaluate design trade-offs.
ene 2009
This article shows how engineers who use Simulink and Stateflow within Model-Based Design can integrate state machines and control logic designed with Stateflow with Simulink blocks, subsystems, and components.
ene 2009
Using a fault-tolerant fuel system model as an example, this article describes tools and a workflow for converting models from floating- to fixed-point for production code generation. The approach described uses two tools in Simulink Fixed Point.
nov 2008
Create web views - HTML files generated by Simulink Report Generator™ that are interactive visual replicas of Simulink and Stateflow® models, which can be navigated just as models.
sep 2008
An integrated framework enables technicians unfamiliar with communications theory to specify an SDR design at a high level of abstraction.
sep 2008
Aerospace, automotive, communications, mechatronics and other organizations solve the challenge of verifying and validating embedded systems comprising software and electronics.
sep 2008
This paper uses a hydromechanical actuator as an example to illustrate techniques for modeling, optimizing, and testing plant models in MATLAB® and Simulink®. High-performance computing clusters are used to speed up Monte Carlo techniques.
ago 2008
Using a thermal model of a house as an example, this article describes a methodology for communicating with other devices via TCP/IP using inexpensive external hardware. The real-time system used is xPC Target.
jul 2008
Software systems deployed in safety-critical applications in aerospace and other industries must satisfy rigorous development and verification standards.
may 2008
This article describes methods for modeling and simulating continuous and hybrid continuous-locking mechanical friction using Simulink, Simscape, SimDriveline, and SimMechanics. It is co-authored by Caterpillar and The MathWorks.
may 2008
SimEvents extends the Simulink environment for Model-Based Design into the discrete-event simulation domain. In this article, we use SimEvents to analyze resource constraints on three typical systems.
mar 2008
Case Western Reserve University researchers developed a programmable device that sends electrical signals to an implant that activates paralyzed limbs and muscles.
feb 2008
Use these tools and techniques to create designs that perform as expected over time and are insensitive to changes in manufacturing, operational, or environmental factors.
ene 2008
This paper describes how John Deere adopted Model-Based Design for commercial vehicle development and discusses the benefits and lessons learned.
dic 2007
Short Description/Meta Description (250 character limit): This paper studies techniques that can be used to reduce the time needed to run block diagram simulations, including automatic code generation and cluster computing.
nov 2007
This paper shows how a vehicle’s geometry can be optimized, control coefficients calculated, open-loop plant model created, flight controller designed, and closed-loop simulation run, to confirm that system-level requirements are satisfied.
nov 2007
As any airline passenger who has experienced moderate turbulence knows, an aircraft is not a rigid structure. In certain circumstances, the complex interaction between the flexible structure and the aerodynamics can produce undesirable effects.
nov 2007
Using disparate tools and languages to develop analog mixed-signal ICs makes the design process prone to error, time-consuming, and complicated. Model-Based Design addresses these problems by completing all design stages in MATLAB and Simulink.
sep 2007
In August 1969, NASA’s spin-stabilized Applications Technology Satellite 5 (ATS5) began to wobble, sending the spacecraft into an unplanned flat spin and crippling the mission. It was later found that this event was caused by excessive fuel slosh.
jul 2007
Engineers used Model-Based Design and rapid prototyping to build and test a controller before the fuel cell plant was available.
jun 2007
Seth Popinchalk offers tips and tricks on using diagnostics to improve your Simulink models.
jun 2007
Using MATLAB based fluid dynamics models, engineers simulated the airflow through all 154 kilometers of tunnels and shafts simultaneously.
jun 2007
Descriptions of new third-party products for enhancing MATLAB and Simulink for Video and Image Applications.
jun 2007
Automated model checks help ensure that standards are correctly implemented in your Simulink model.
jun 2007
Researchers at the University of Michigan–Dearborn study the feasibility of using plug-in series hybrid technology to extend the range of electric vehicles.
abr 2007
This article describes a process for creating a parameterized battery model capable of providing accurate simulation results and fast simulation speed.
abr 2007
An accurate system model is one that performs as expected and produces the desired results. To achieve this level of accuracy you must have a clear modeling goal.
nov 2006
System engineers streamline the workflow with Model-Based Design and a virtual breadboard.
oct 2006
Accelerator physicists at the University of London use multiple simulations and high-throughput computing to test beam-alignment algorithms.
oct 2006
Use Model-Based Design to build an executable specification for a WiMAX transmitter channel coder.
oct 2006
All but the simplest rigid-body machines are designed to operate within kinematic constraints that restrict the motion of machine components independently of the forces imposed upon them.
sep 2006
Engineers at BAE seized a rare opportunity to directly compare hand-coding of VHDL with a new approach built upon Model-Based Design.
sep 2006
SimMechanics and Simulink combine to form an efficient tool for simulating rigid-body mechanical systems, especially in control systems applications.
may 2006
Electronically controlled automotive safety systems contribute significantly to vehicle safety, and they present a unique set of engineering challenges as well.
mar 2006
What if Beethoven had been able to communicate directly with an electronic piano that could interpret his brain signals and record his compositions?
ene 2006
Article reprint from The Mathworks News & Notes, January 2006.
ene 2006
Two years ago, researchers for the Human Genome Project unveiled a component “glossary” of the human body that will ultimately yield a database of the 3,000,000,000 chemical base pairs (the DNA sequence) in the human genome.
ene 2006
FPGA-based processing can add levels of performance only possible with custom ASICs.
ene 2006
Automotive engineers have developed lane tracking and departure warning systems that use a small camera to transmit video information about lane markings and road conditions.
ene 2006
PC-based rapid prototyping within Model-Based Design is widely recognized as a quick, efficient way to test ideas and experimental solutions early in development, when they are easier and less costly to fix.
ene 2006
This paper discusses the use of commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) software with Model-Based Design to develop a fault detection, isolation, and recovery (FDIR) application for a redundant actuator control system.
nov 2005
For most engineers and scientists, working with a model of a physical system instead of an actual prototype provides a convenient way to experiment with various design and control ideas.
may 2005
The Signal Builder is a source block in the Simulink library that lets you quickly develop and modify test input data that you want to incorporate with your model.
mar 2005
The ten minutes it takes for data sent from Mars to reach Earth only intensified the suspense for engineers and scientists at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) as they waited in the California night for news of the landings of two Mars Rovers.
jun 2004
Eager to get home to Dayton, Ohio, for Christmas, Orville and Wilbur Wright rolled their Flyer out of its shed and onto rails laid on the hard, frozen sand, and decided to risk the 25 mph wind gusts.
nov 2003
Advances in the acquisition and analysis of biosignals such as electroencephalograms (EEGs) and electrocorticograms (ECoGs) are profoundly improving brain wave research.
nov 2002
In this technical example, we examine how to use SimMechanics to model physical components, synthesize controllers, and simulate the closed loop performance of a Stewart Platform, a six degrees-of-freedom positioning system.
sep 2002
Engineers commonly face the challenge of designing filters with narrow passbands and transition bands.
ene 2000
A history of the digital autopilot that landed men on the Moon 30 years ago.
jun 1999
Cleve Moler describes the advantages that the new stopping functions, g-stops, have over tf values in the ordinary differential equation solvers available in MATLAB 5 and Simulink 2.
sep 1997
Cleve Moler describes the applications and capabilities of the five ODE solvers available in MATLAB 5 and Simulink 2.
sep 1996

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