Embedded Coder for Production Code Generation

Learn to generate optimized C code from Simulink, control data format and scope, and test and deploy code on hardware

Complimentary Services: Post training email support & 1-hr consultation session within 1 month after the course completion!

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This hands-on, two-day course focuses on developing models in the Simulink® environment to deploy on embedded systems. The course is designed for Simulink users who intend to generate, validate, and customize embedded code using Embedded Coder®.

Topics include:

  • Generated code structure and execution
  • Code generation options and optimizations
  • Integrating generated code with external code
  • Generating code for multirate systems
  • Customizing generated code
  • Customizing data
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Who Should

Engineers who need to generate optimized code from their Simulink model to be deployed to embedded targets.

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  • Simulink for System and Algorithm Modeling (or Simulink for Automotive System Design or Simulink for Aerospace System Design)
  • Knowledge of C programming language
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Upon the completion of the course, the participants will be able to:

  • identify generated code modules, entry-point functions and data structures
  • optimize the generated code and control the partioning of the generated code


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Course Outline

Generating Embedded Code

Objective: Configure Simulink models for embedded code generation and effectively interpret the generated code.

  • Architecture of an embedded application
  • System specification
  • Generating code
  • Code modules
  • Logging intermediate signals
  • Data structures in generated code
  • Verifying generated code
  • Embedded Coder® build process
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Optimizing Generated Code

Objective: Identify the requirements of the application at hand and configure optimization settings to satisfy these requirements.

  • Optimization considerations
  • Removing unnecessary code
  • Removing unnecessary data support
  • Optimizing data storage
  • Profiling generated code
  • Code generation objectives

Integrating Generated Code with External Code

Objective: Modify models and files to run generated code and external code together.

  • External code integration overview
  • Model entry points
  • Creating an execution harness
  • Controlling code destination
  • Packaging generated code
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Controlling Function Prototypes

Objective: Customize function prototypes of model entry points in the generated code.

  • Default model function prototype
  • Modifying function prototypes
  • Generated code with modified function prototypes
  • Model function prototype considerations
  • Reusable function interface
  • Function defaults

Customizing Data Characteristics in Simulink®

Objective: Control the data types and storage classes of data in Simulink.

  • Data characteristics
  • Data type classification
  • Simulink data type configuration
  • Setting signal storage classes
  • Setting state storage classes
  • Impact of storage classes on symbols
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Customizing Data Characteristics Using Data Objects

Objective: Control the data types and storage classes of data using data objects.

  • Simulink® data objects overview
  • Controlling data types with data objects
  • Creating reconfigurable data types
  • Controlling storage classes with data objects
  • Controlling data type and variable names
  • Data dictionaries
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Customizing Generated Code Architecture

Objective: Control the architecture of the generated code according to application requirements.

  • Simulink model architecture
  • Controlling code partitioning
  • Generating reusable subsystem code
  • Generating variant components
  • Code placement options

Model Referencing and Bus Objects

Objective: Control the data type and storage class of bus objects and use them for generating code from models that reference other models.

  • Creating reusable model references
  • Controlling data type of bus signals
  • Controlling storage class of bus signals
  • Model Reference software testing
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Scheduling Generated Code Execution

Objective: Generate code for multirate systems in single-tasking, multitasking, and function call-driven configurations.

  • Execution schemes for single-rate and multirate systems
  • Generated code for single-rate models
  • Multirate single-tasking code
  • Multirate multitasking code
  • Generating exported functions

Improving Code Efficiency and Compliance

Objective: Inspect the efficiency of generated code and verify compliance with standards and guidelines.

  • Model Advisor
  • Hardware implementation parameters
  • Compliance with standards and guidelines
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