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Vehicle Calibration

Vehicle motion and driving scenarios

The Powertrain Blockset™ includes blocks for 1DOF and 3DOF vehicle motion. The driving scenario blocks allow you to specify a drive cycle and driver commands. Use the vehicle blocks in fuel economy studies and drive cycle analysis.


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Vehicle Body 1DOF LongitudinalTwo-axle vehicle in forward and reverse motion
Vehicle Body 3DOF Longitudinal3DOF rigid vehicle body to calculate longitudinal, vertical, and pitch motion
Vehicle Body Total Road LoadVehicle motion using coast-down testing coefficients
Motorcycle ChainImplement motorcycle chain (Since R2021b)
Motorcycle Body Longitudinal In-PlaneLongitudinal in-plane motorcycle vehicle motion (Since R2021b)
Drive Cycle SourceStandard or specified longitudinal drive cycle
Longitudinal DriverLongitudinal speed-tracking controller


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mdfInfoAccess or create MDF file metadata (Since R2019b)
mdfChannelGroupInfoGet channel group metadata from MDF file (Since R2023a)
mdfChannelInfoGet channel metadata from MDF file (Since R2023a)
mdfReadRead channel data from MDF file (Since R2023a)
mdfSaveAttachmentSave embedded attachment files from MDF file (Since R2023a)
mdfSortSort MDF file by ASAM standards (Since R2019b)
mdfFinalizeFinalize MDF file by ASAM standards (Since R2021b)
mdfVisualizeView channel data from MDF file
mdfCreateCreate MDF file with metadata (Since R2022a)
mdfWriteWrite timetable data to MDF file (Since R2022a)
mdfAddChannelGroupMetadataAdd channel group and channel metadata to timetable (Since R2022a)
mdfAddAttachmentAttach file to MDF file (Since R2022a)
mdfRemoveAttachmentRemove attachment from MDF file (Since R2022a)
mdf(Not recommended) Access information contained in MDF file
channelList(Not recommended) Information on available MDF groups and channels
read(Not recommended) Read channel data from MDF file
saveAttachment(Not recommended) Save attachment from MDF file
mdfDatastoreDatastore for collection of MDF files
readRead data in MDF datastore
readallRead all data in MDF datastore
previewSubset of data from MDF datastore
resetReset MDF datastore to initial state
hasdataDetermine if data is available to read from MDF datastore
partitionPartition MDF datastore
numpartitionsNumber of partitions for MDF datastore