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US City Block

US city block 3D environment


The US City Block scene is a 3D environment of a US city block that contains 15 intersections and 30 traffic lights. The scene is rendered using the Unreal Engine® from Epic Games®.


To simulate a driving maneuver in this scene:

  1. Add a Simulation 3D Scene Configuration block to your Simulink® model.

  2. In this block, set the Scene source parameter to Default Scenes.

  3. Set the enabled Scene name parameter to US city block.


The scene uses the world coordinate system to locate objects.

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  • If you have the Vehicle Dynamics Blockset™ Interface for Unreal Engine 4 Projects support package, then you can modify this scene. In the Unreal Engine project file that comes with the support package, this scene is named USCityBlock.

    For more details on customizing scenes, see Customize 3D Scenes for Vehicle Dynamics Simulations.

Introduced in R2018b