Required and commonly used blocks for setting simulation environment, interfacing with Simulink® models, and generating custom components on-the-fly

Simscape Blocks

Connection LabelVirtual connection between conserving ports
Connection PortPhysical Modeling connector port for subsystem
ProbeOutput block variables as signals during simulation
PS-Simulink ConverterConvert physical signal into Simulink output signal
Simulink-PS ConverterConvert Simulink input signal into physical signal
Simscape BusBus for conserving connection lines
Simscape ComponentDeploy Simscape language component as custom block in model diagram
Solver ConfigurationPhysical Networks environment and solver configuration
Variant ConnectorRemove or disconnect physical components from network


Spectrum AnalyzerDisplay frequency spectrum


ssc_newCreate new Simscape model populated by required and commonly used blocks


Creating a New Simscape Model

Quick way to create a new model.

Essential Physical Modeling Techniques

Brief summary of physical modeling rules and techniques.

Modeling Best Practices

How to use best practices in your model architecture to avoid numerical simulation issues.

Model Variants in an Electrical Circuit Using Variant Connector Blocks

Restrict propagation of Variant condition in an electrical circuit using primary and nonprimary type Variant Connector blocks.

Model Variants in a Mechanical System Using Variant Connector Blocks

Restrict propagation of Variant condition in a mechanical system using leaf type Variant Connector block.

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