This file contains an aileron actuator model that can be used to develop mechanical designs, determine actuator requirements, compare electrical and hydraulic designs, and design the control system. A number of intermediate models are also included to show you the incremental steps of developing this system. MATLAB scripts show many steps, including optimizing the design, automatically producing reports, and generating C Code. The model is built using Simscape, Simscape Multibody, Simscape Fluids, and Simscape Electrical.
Please read the README.txt file to get started.
The "Download from GitHub" button above will let you access files compatible with R2020b.
Use these hyperlinks to access versions from earlier releases.
For R2020a: https://github.com/mathworks/Simscape-Aileron-Actuator/archive/22.214.171.124.zip
For R2019b: https://github.com/mathworks/Simscape-Aileron-Actuator/archive/126.96.36.199.zip
For R2019a: https://github.com/mathworks/Simscape-Aileron-Actuator/archive/188.8.131.52.zip
For R2018b: https://github.com/mathworks/Simscape-Aileron-Actuator/archive/184.108.40.206.zip
For R2018a: https://github.com/mathworks/Simscape-Aileron-Actuator/archive/220.127.116.11.zip
For R2017b: https://github.com/mathworks/Simscape-Aileron-Actuator/archive/18.104.22.168.zip
For R2017a: https://github.com/mathworks/Simscape-Aileron-Actuator/archive/22.214.171.124.zip
See how to model a mechatronic system in Simscape (4 min):
Learn about modeling actuation systems, including custom components using Simscape language:
Find other Simscape examples by searching posts for the keyword "physical modeling"
Learn more about MathWorks Simscape Products:
Steve Miller (2021). Aileron Model in Simscape (https://github.com/mathworks/Simscape-Aileron-Actuator/releases/tag/126.96.36.199), GitHub. Retrieved .
Hi Steve, thank you very much for your support!
Hi HIAGO - I have older releases not on GitHub that I can send you. Get me your email address and I'll send it to you. --Steve
Is it still possible to download the previous version of the model? (for R2013a and so)
I can only find it from R2017.
Hi Steve, really good job!
i am new here, could you please tell me how to find an older version model?
The Aileron Picture is not shown on display when I try to open the component file.
How can I put it in my Simscape library?
Hi Vatea - there are theoretical and data-based calculations for the drag of an airfoil. I would use one of those to calculate the drag force and apply it using an External Force and Torque block in Simscape Multibody.
You did really great in modeling the aileron actuation.
Now how would you model the hydro/aerodynamic effects acting upon this aileron?
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