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Steve Miller

MathWorks

Last seen: 1 día ago Active since 2011

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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Simulating friction on floor for a humanoid in simmechanics second generation
As long as your friction force depends on the normal force, you have the signs correct, and you make it into static friction (re...

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simmechanics, transfer functions
You need to add input signals from input ports at your input locations (actuating joints, perhaps?) and then get output signals ...

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How do I make a little cart (prismatic joint) move from point A to point B in simmechanics second generation
Your input should be a Ramp block followed by a saturation block to limit the output to 5. --Steve

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Expand Simulink student licence to use more blocks
You need to somehow reduce the number of blocks by a factor of 5. Some suggestions: Combine blocks into more complex express...

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How do I visualize Mechanics Explorer of referenced models?
Through release R2021b, you cannot visualize the simulation results within the Mechanics Explorer of a referenced model. Some...

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How to keep a solid stationary even when a force is acting upon it?
Hi Samuel, I adjusted your model so that the red brick is rigidly attached to ground using a Rigid Transform, and the motor is ...

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How to define joint angles in a .mat file
You can save any numerical data to a .mat file using the save command. You load that file using the load command. Once the v...

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How to co-simulate Simscape multibody and unreal engine?
Hi Jingchao, MathWorks provides blocks in a number of products that allow you to send information to Unreal and bring informati...

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Double Wishbone Suspension code
Hi Mahdy, There is a shipping example in Simscape Multibody that has a double-wishbone suspension https://www.mathworks.com/he...

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How can you define the units of a multibody PS Constant Block?
Starting with release R2019a, it is possible to specify units on all physical signal blocks, and unit conversions are handled au...

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Modelling backlash in joints SIMSCAPE (Multibody)
For a square hole, you can just enable joint limits. For a round (or other shaped) hole, you place a planar joint at connecti...

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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(). ...

6 días ago | 0

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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.

12 días ago | 97 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...

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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...

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

22 días ago | 18 downloads |

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

22 días ago | 129 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...

22 días 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...

27 días 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...

27 días 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...

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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

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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...

27 días 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...

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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...

27 días ago | 0

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