# Jonathan LeSage

### MathWorks

In my spare time, I love exploring the world and working on my home culinary abilities, including pasta making and home brewing.

By day, I am a Senior Application Engineer at the MathWorks with a background in power systems and controls engineering. I travel to work with our customers on modeling/simulation applications and predictive maintenance.

Professional Interests: Controls, estimation, machine learning, mobile robotics, energy storage technologies, batteries, power systems

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Drawworks Electro-Mechanical Simulation for Oil/Gas Drilling

Includes two model fidelities for simulating a drawworks system for drilling applications.

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Analyzing the Sun's Path

Solar Position Tracking and the Analemma Phenomenon

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Grid Code Compliance for Renewable Resource Integration

Use MATLAB/Simulink to evaluate Grid Code Compliance, such as IEEE 1547

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Microgrid Energy Management System (EMS) using Optimization

Online optimization of energy storage actions in a microgrid given system constraints and pricing

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How do I combine multiple plots in a for loop?

Add “hold on” prior to your for-loop. Adding a "hold on" command means that anything that you plot will not clear the existing...

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Systems-Level Microgrid Simulation from Simple One-Line Diagram

Example simple Microgrid with library of PQ-based Renewables and Diesel GenSets.

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op-amp inverter on simulink

I took a look at the example model that you attached to your question. I saw what you mean by the square pulse does not start at...

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Help on gmdistributionfit toolbox

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why am I getting this linprog error ?

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The Integration of Gaussian PDF to obtain the CDF why don’t I get the correct answer?

After reviewing your code, I was able to figure out what was troubling you. The flow of your code and equations are all correct,...

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How do I pass variables from one GUI to another

You can use the |<http://www.mathworks.com/help/matlab/ref/setappdata.html setappdata>| and |<http://www.mathworks.com/help/matl...

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Look-up table with changing table

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to find rise time, settling time, overshoot, steady-state error by a model generated in Simulink ?

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Fitting exponential function, coefficients and errors

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How can i open SimPowersystems library in R2013b?

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Need help using ODE45 and eulers function

It looks to me that you're nearly there! I found a couple of small mistakes that seems to be holding you back. Changes to you...

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how to update the value of a transfer function block during run time of simulation

Here is a link to some documentation that details several different methods in Simulink to achieve what you're looking for: *...

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Find Triggered subsystem in a simulink model

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How to set y-axes intercept

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How can I perform a K-means cluster analysis of the data inside a cell array?

The documentation of the |<http://www.mathworks.com/help/stats/kmeans.html kmeans>| function that you are trying to use requires...

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Define colormap according to certain variable.

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Comparison between two stairs graphs

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Estimation of parameters for a non-linear model

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How to put a title on a colorbar?

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Find the two most distant points

Given a collection of points, return the indices of the rows that contain the two points most distant from one another. The inpu...

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Indexed Probability Table

This question was inspired by a Stack Overflow question forwarded to me by Matt Simoneau. Given a vector x, make an indexed pro...

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Poker bar graph, probability

An interesting problem for sure, as there are many methods through which you could tackle this problem. If you're relatively new...

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Sums with Excluded Digits

Add all the integers from 1 to n in which the digit m does not appear. m will always be a single digit integer from 0 to 9. no...

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Remove all the words that end with "ain"

Given the string s1, return the string s2 with the target characters removed. For example, given s1 = 'the main event' your ...

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Extract leading non-zero digit

<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benford%27s_law Benford's Law> states that the distribution of leading digits is not random. This...

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