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R2014a (Version 2.6)

Released: 6 Mar 2014

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

  • Cycloidal Drive block
  • Harmonic Drive block
  • Lookup-table friction parameterization in synchronizer blocks

See the Release Notes for details.

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Previous Releases

R2013b (Version 2.5) - 5 Sep 2013

Version 2.5, part of Release 2013b, includes the following enhancements:

  • Universal Joint block
  • Double-Pinion Planetary Gear block
  • Helicopter transmission example model

See the Release Notes for details.

R2013a (Version 2.4) - 7 Mar 2013

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

  • Translational Power Sensor and Rotational Power Sensor blocks
  • Variable and nonlinear spring and damper component library
  • Shock Absorber block
  • Simple Gear with Variable Efficiency block
  • Additional parameterization options for fuel consumption and idle-speed controller in Generic Engine block

See the Release Notes for details.

R2012b (Version 2.3) - 11 Sep 2012

Version 2.3, part of Release 2012b, includes the following enhancements:

  • Double-Shoe Brake and Band Brake blocks
  • Double-Sided Synchronizer and Synchronizer blocks
  • Rolling Resistance block for custom tire models
  • Optional rolling resistance in Tire (Friction Parameterized) and Tire (Magic Formula) blocks
  • Five-speed transmission demonstration model with individually controlled double-sided synchronizers

See the Release Notes for details.

R2012a (Version 2.2) - 1 Mar 2012

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

  • Rope Drum, Chain Drive, Belt Drive, and Belt Pulley blocks
  • Additional tire blocks: Simple and Friction Parameterized
  • Four-Wheel Drive demonstration model that uses variant subsystems

See the Release Notes for details.