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Encoders and Transducers

Electrical encoders and transducers, such as shaft encoders and LEDs

Encode and convert physical quantities into electrical signals or vice versa.

Simscape Blocks

Hall-Effect Rotary EncoderFour-element Hall-effect rotary encoder
Incremental Shaft EncoderBehavioral model that converts angular position to electrical pulses
Inductive Rotor Position SensorInductive rotor position sensor with four inductive coils
Light-Emitting DiodeExponential light-emitting diode with optical power output port
Peltier DeviceElectrothermal converter
PhotodiodePhotodiode with incident flux input port
Pressure TransducerBehavioral model of generic pressure transducer that turns pressure measurement into voltage
PTC ThermistorSwitching type positive temperature coefficient (PTC) thermistor
ResolverRotary transformer that measures angle of rotation
Strain GaugeDeformation sensor
ThermistorNegative temperature coefficient thermistor using B-parameter equation
ThermocoupleSensor that converts thermal potential difference into electrical potential difference


Essential Electrical Modeling Techniques

Apply Simscape™ modeling rules when you build electronic, mechatronic, and electrical power system networks using Simscape Electrical™.

Three-Phase Ports

Connect three-phase blocks using composite ports for three-phase lines or expanded ports for single-phase lines.

Parameterizing Blocks from Datasheets

Overview of techniques used to specify block parameters to match the data from manufacturer datasheets.

Featured Examples