System Dynamics Models in Simscape

Simscape models of electromechanical, hydraulic, and thermal systems from System Dynamics textbook.
Updated 1 Sep 2016

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This file includes models based on examples from the textbook, System Dynamics, 2e written by William Palm III and published by McGraw-Hill. The models are built using Simscape and Simulink. A free set of curriculum materials is available (for instructors) that includes a set of lecture slides that provides a step-by-step guide on how to build each of these models.
Instructors may request a free instructor evaluation copy from the publisher, McGraw-Hill. Learn more about these curriculum materials at:
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Jerry Brusher (2024). System Dynamics Models in Simscape (, MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

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