Version 2.3, part of Release 2017b, includes the following enhancements:

  • Variable-Displacement Motor (TL) and Variable-Displacement Pump (TL) Blocks: Model motors and pumps with variable displacement
  • Thermal Liquid Pumps and Motors with Variable Losses and Efficiencies: Specify loss or efficiency as tabulated data or input signals
  • Tank (G-TL) Block: Model tanks with both thermal liquid and gas inlets
  • Simple Heat Exchanger Blocks: Model heat transfer between gas networks or gas and liquid networks using the specific dissipation method
  • Pipe (TL) Block with Variable Elevation: Specify pipe elevation drop that varies during simulation

See the Release Notes for details.

Version 2.2, part of Release 2017a, includes the following enhancements:

  • Characteristic Curve Visualization: View the performance, efficiency, and loss curves for hydraulic pump and motor blocks
  • Multi-Fluid Actuators: Model power generation using multiple working fluids
  • Hydraulic Directional Valves with Asymmetric Port Areas: Specify unique area characteristics for each port
  • Run-Time Parameters: Speed up simulation tasks and modify component parameter values without regenerating C code

See the Release Notes for details.

Version 2.1, part of Release 2016b, includes the following enhancements:

  • Numerical Enhancements in Hydraulic Pump and Motor Blocks: Transition robustly between pumping and motoring regimes
  • Loss Parameterizations in Hydraulic Pump and Motor Blocks: Specify variable losses and efficiencies using physical signals or lookup tables
  • Interface (TL-IL) Block: Connect thermal liquid and isothermal liquid networks
  • Mass Flow Rate Measurements: Log and sense mass flow rates through pump and motor blocks

See the Release Notes for details.

Version 2.0, part of Release 2016a, includes the following enhancements:

  • SimHydraulics renamed to Simscape Fluids
  • Thermal Liquid Library: Model systems containing liquids whose properties vary with temperature

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Version 1.17, part of Release 2015b, includes the following enhancements:

  • Pneumo-Hydraulic Actuator block with two mechanical ports

See the Release Notes for details.