MATLAB & Simulink


Modeling Physical Systems with Simscape

Course Highlight

This one-day course discusses how to model systems in several physical domains and combine them into a multidomain system in the Simulink® environment using Simscape™. Topics include:

  • Creating models in various physical domains, such as electrical, mechanical, and hydraulic

  • Interpreting Simscape diagrams

  • Combining Simulink models and Simscape models

  • Modeling energy transfer between different physical domains

  • Creating user-defined Simscape components

Course objective

The aim of this course is to provide an introduction to Simscape software for modeling multidomain system. 

Who Should Attend


Upcoming Program

Techsource Systems is
Mathworks Sole and Authorised Distributor and Training Partner

This hands-on course is designed for engineers who wish to implement physical modeling using Simscape Software in the SIMULINK environment. Engineers, researchers, scientists, and managers working with systems level design will be shown an easy-to-use approach in using Simscape software.

Course Benefits

Upon the completion of the course, the participants will gain an understanding of Simscape software which is essential and useful for designing and building multidomain systems 


Attended Comprehensive MATLAB and Comprehensive SIMULINK or having equivalent knowledge of MATLAB and SIMULINK basics.

Course Outline

Day 1 of 1

Introduction to Simscape and the Physical Network Approach


Objective: Become familiar with the Simscape environment by modeling a simple electrical system.

  • Introduction to Simscape

  • Differences between Simulink and Simscape

  • Building and simulating a model in Simscape

  • Guidelines for Simscape modeling


Working with Simscape Components


Objective: Interpret Simscape block diagrams and identify the physical variables in Simscape by modeling a mechanical system.

  • Describing Simscape component fundamentals

  • Using the Simscape Foundation Library

  • Setting initial conditions

  • Logging physical variables


Connecting Physical Domains


Objective: Connect models from different physical domains to create a single, multidomain model.

  • Creating multidomain physical components

  • Modeling ideal and nonideal connections between physical domains

  • Dividing components into subsystems

  • Parameterizing models


Combining Simscape Models and Simulink Models


Objective: Add Simulink blocks to a Simscape model to increase modeling flexibility.

  • Connecting physical signals and Simulink signals

  • Performing operations on physical signals

  • Controlling physical models

  • Solving models with Simscape and Simulink blocks


Creating Custom Components with the Simscape Language


Objective: Leverage the Simscape language to create custom physical components in Simscape.

  • Simscape language

  • Custom component workflow

  • Complete custom component example