Video and Webinar Series

MATLAB and Simulink PASS Competitions Hub

Learn how you can use MATLAB® and Simulink® at the primary and secondary level to speed up and promote learning in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math. MathWorks experts share their knowledge of topics, such as math modeling, programming, and robotics, through short video tutorials for both students and educators. This video series will also feature student teams that have successfully used MATLAB and Simulink in their competitions. 

Introduction to Stateflow for Student Competition Teams Learn basic Stateflow terminology and functionality, as well as the workflow to design and simulate a simple state diagram.

Simulink Quick Start for Student Competition Teams Learn how to create a model of an algebraic equation in Simulink.

Using MATLAB and Simulink with VEX ARM Cortex Support Package Discover the benefits to using Simulink and the VEX Cortex Microcontroller library.

Installing a Support Package Using Add-On Explorer Use Add-On Explorer in MATLAB to install a hardware support package.

Path Navigation Using the VEX Robotics Motor Encoders Perform pre-defined path navigation tasks like dead reckoning with your robot by using the integrated motor encoder block in the ARM Cortex-based VEX Support Package.

Obstacle Detection Using the VEX Robotics Ultrasonic Sensor Perform obstacle detection tasks with your robot using the ultrasonic sensor block in the ARM Cortex-based VEX Support Package.

BEST Robotics 2015: Simulink Design Award Winners Learn how the winners of the Simulink Design Award at BEST Robotics 2015 used MATLAB and Simulink on their cutting-edge projects.

Acquiring and Logging Sensor Data Using Simulink External Mode for VEX Cortex Microcontroller Learn to use Simulink external mode with VEX Cortex Microcontroller to acquire and log sensor data over a serial USB connection.

LEGO Workshop for Mobile Robotics Learn how to program LEGO robots using Simulink to complete tasks such as dead reckoning, line following, obstacle avoidance, and path navigation.

Support for Primary and Secondary School Student Competitions Get started using MathWorks products for student competitions with resources for primary and secondary school students and educators.

Getting Started with Robotics Playground Virtual Worlds Get started with using Simulink to program mobile robots by taking advantage of pre-built virtual environments to develop and test robot algorithms.

BEST Simulink Design Award Winners 2017 Learn how top student teams used Simulink to gain competitive advantages when programming robots for the 2017 season of the BEST Robotics competition.

Getting Started with Simulink Support for VEX EDR V5 Get started using Simulink to program the VEX EDR V5 Robot brain and learn how to program arcade and tank robot controls.