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R2014b (Version 2.6)

Released: 2 Oct 2014

Version 2.6, part of Release 2014b, includes the following enhancements:

  • Averaged mode for stepper motor and driver blocks
  • Torque or force calculation option for FEM actuator blocks
  • Nonzero threshold width in Switch blocks
  • Event-based variant of the N-Channel IGBT block
  • Tabulated capacitance options for MOSFET and IGBT blocks

See the Release Notes for details.

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Previous Releases

R2014a (Version 2.5) - 6 Mar 2014

Version 2.5, part of Release 2014a, includes the following enhancements:

  • Unipolar Stepper Motor Driver block and half-stepping option for stepper motor drivers
  • Detent torque for stepper motors
  • Output capacitance for MOSFET and IGBT blocks
  • Lookup table definition of I-V relationship in IGBT and Thyristor blocks
  • Thyristor block that now models devices with higher leakage currents

See the Release Notes for details.

R2013b (Version 2.4) - 5 Sep 2013

Version 2.4, part of Release 2013b, includes the following enhancements:

  • Voltage-Controlled Oscillator block
  • Servomotor block that now permits parameterized torque-speed curve and optional iron losses
  • Solar Cell block that now models solar cell arrays

See the Release Notes for details.

R2013a (Version 2.3) - 7 Mar 2013

Version 2.3, part of Release 2013a, includes the following enhancements:

  • Resistor with optional thermal noise
  • Voltage and current sources with DC, AC, and noise components
  • Nonlinear charge model for N-Channel MOSFET, P-Channel MOSFET, and N-Channel IGBT blocks

See the Release Notes for details.

R2012b (Version 2.2) - 11 Sep 2012

Version 2.2, part of Release 2012b, includes the following enhancements:

  • Single-pole and double-pole switch blocks
  • Five new sensor blocks: PTC Thermistor, Pressure Transducer, Resolver, Gyro, and Accelerometer
  • Nonlinear Transformer and Nonlinear Inductor blocks
  • DC-DC Converter block and Incandescent Lamp block
  • Unipolar Stepper Motor block and Stepper Motor block that now account for iron losses

See the Release Notes for details.