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Steve Miller

MathWorks

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Steve Miller is responsible for the technical marketing of the Simscape products at The MathWorks. Steve joined The MathWorks as an Application Engineer in 2005 and moved to the Design Automation Marketing group in 2006. Prior to that, Steve worked at Delphi Automotive in Braking Control Systems and at MSC.Software Adams consulting in various capacities at Ford, GM, Hyundai, BMW, and Audi. Steve has a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Cornell University and an M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University.

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In simscape vehicle template, body is not getting apllied to truck amandla (3axle) configuration. It is showing errors, due to which I can't configure vehicle model
Hi Ameya - that is a bug in the UI, thank you for catching it. It is passing the wrong argument to sm_car_vehcfg_setBody(). ...

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Simscape Multibody Link exports all STEP files in grey color
Check carefully how the colors are assigned to the parts in SolidWorks. Even if the part appears to have a color, if the color ...

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Possibility to run Simscape Multibody model without Simscape Multibody license using Restricted Mode
Hi Steven, Can you share the model? I can think of a few things: There are MATLAB commands in the PostLoadFcn or in a mask ...

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Quadcopter Drone Model in Simscape
Quadcopter with multibody, electrical and thermal models follows a path to deliver a package.

6 days ago | 92 downloads |

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Singularity error encountered when calculating inverse dynamics of a elastic joint.
Hi Ryan, The model as provided was missing the stiffness and damping in the Internal Mechanics settings of the Torsional elasic...

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Simscape Cable System with Non-Rotating Pulley
Hi Federico, The Pulley block does not permit slip between the cable and the pulley. You can approximate the friction of the c...

16 days ago | 1

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Simulink hangs once simulation is complete
Hi Graham, I could not reproduce the behavior you were seeing. It does appear, however, that you are not connecting all output...

16 days ago | 0

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Flexible Body Models in Simscape Multibody
Lumped parameter and state-space methods for static, modal, and dynamic analysis

16 days ago | 22 downloads |

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Simscape Vehicle Templates
Set of templates for creating custom vehicle models using Simscape for use within Simulink.

16 days ago | 121 downloads |

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singularity error in solution
The diagnostic indicates you have a degree of freedom with no inertia associated with it. If you can post the model we can diag...

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How can I create a martian terrain environment to simulate the performance of a rover suspension in MATLAB?
Uneven terrain can be modeled using the new Grid Surface block in R2021b In R2021b you will need to model your wheels using the...

16 days ago | 1

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Variant subsystem throws error because it does not recognize parameter in mask
Hi Zeno - take a look at this documentation page: https://www.mathworks.com/help/simulink/ug/switching-between-variants.html M...

21 days ago | 0

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Revolute joint with torque input not moving (no error thrown)
I recommend you start from this example and work towards the system you have modeled above. https://www.mathworks.com/help/phys...

22 days ago | 0

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Simscape lead screw constraint issue
I recommend you look at this example: https://www.mathworks.com/help/physmod/sm/ug/lead-screw-with-friction.html One of your p...

22 days ago | 0

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Requirements for wind turbines model description documents
To learn the basics of Simscape, I recommend you complete the Simscape Onramp. This page also has a lot of resources for learni...

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Design method for elastic materials
You can use the Flexible Rectangular Beam to model this system. --Steve

22 days ago | 0

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Which solution is best for a mechanical simulation for an electric linear actuator 1) Simscape multibody simulation, 2) Co-simulation with Simulink using NX
This is a very long set of questions, and a single post on MATLAB Answers is not the most straightforward way to get all your an...

22 days ago | 0

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How to calculate the centroid angular momentum of multiple rigid bodies in Simscape Multibody?
If you use the Inertia Sensor and a Transform Sensor you should be able to get the quantities you need to calculate angular mome...

22 days ago | 0

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Can the exported geometries of two brick solids be combined into one geometry?
Hi John - the Spatial Contact Force block connects unique pieces of geometry, so if you have four unique bricks that form two di...

22 days ago | 0

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How can i add a Common Gear Constraint to my simscape imported CAD?
Hi Santiago Gomez, You are on the right track. To fix your model, you will need to Adjust the connections of the gear constr...

1 month ago | 0

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Battery Pack Design Solution for Battery EVs in Simscape
Battery pack model for thermal management tasks, with modules of cells in series and parallel.

2 months ago | 46 downloads |

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In Simscape-Multibody-Contact-Forces library is there a Face to Face Contact Force Block?
Hi John O, While the Simscape Multibody Contact Forces library could be used for these types of collisions, a better solution w...

2 months ago | 0

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Industrial Robot Models in Simscape
Manipulator and mobile robot models for trajectory planning and actuator analysis.

2 months ago | 13 downloads |

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Vehicle Model with Delft-Tyre in Simscape Multibody
Vehicle model in Simscape Multibody using 3-D tire model.

3 months ago | 21 downloads |

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Parameter evolution error 1 - .STL parameter is not being supported while importing in simscapemultibody. I have generated the urdf file using solidwork plugin.
Depending on the type of geometry inside SolidWorks, it is possible that the STL file that is generated will be invalid. Try to...

4 months ago | 0

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How to measure rotational velocity from the center of gravity of an object in Simscape Multibody?
Hi Joshua, I believe the problem is that your measurements are not being reported in the reference frame that you want. There ...

4 months ago | 0

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Model “Point on curve” constrain in simMechanics second generation Simulink
There is a Point on Curve Constraint in Simscape Multibody: https://www.mathworks.com/help/physmod/sm/ref/pointoncurveconstrain...

4 months ago | 0

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SimMechanics Link, STL file produce a VERY rough geometry, Is there a way to adjust the "Deviation Control" settings?
I would recommend you look for some global or assembly-level settings within your CAD tool. Simscape Multibody is using the sta...

4 months ago | 0

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Degenerate mass distribution after reducing step size and using state-space model
Hi Erika, A few things you can try: Typically the degenerate mass distribution error with a fixed step solver indicates a nume...

4 months ago | 1

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simscape problem degenerate mass:connection revolute and rectangular joint. Stop simulation
Hi Elisa, You will generally get error messages about degenerate mass distribution if you have a degree of freedom that has no ...

4 months ago | 0

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