Training Course Descriptions

Class MBSD+MSS

Intro to Modeling & Simulation - Mathworks’ MATLAB®, Simulink®, & Stateflow®

This 2-day course is intended for beginner level users of modeling tools with experience in software development. The goal of this class is to provide a basic introduction to Simulink and Stateflow block sets, applying them to implement basic features.  The class is hands on with demos and examples throughout, ending with more specific, in depth exercises, such as controlling hydraulic cylinders and transmission clutches. Best practices and MAB guidelines will be employed throughout the training. 

Topics include:

  • Modeling mathematical equations
  • Modeling logical equations
  • Model Architecture using subsystems, libraries, & model reference
  • Understanding the Mask, Model, & Base Workspaces
  • Interfacing into Simulink
  • Fixed-Point Overview
  • Code Generation & Model Configuration Overview
  • Unit Testing

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Class EE+OHE

Electrical Engineering & Off-Highway Embedded Primer

This is a short course designed to train professionals in a variety of electrical topics that affect off-highway embedded systems. Whether you’d like to enhance the skill-set of your staff or simply sharpen key integrators, this course presents an introduction to the following topics:

Topics include:

  • Physical electrical phenomena
  • Electrical sources & grounding
  • Schematics & components
  • Datasheets & harness drawings
  • Serial buses
  • Electrical test & measurement equipment
  • Analog & digital systems
  • Microcontrollers
  • Wire & connectors
  • Vehicle components
  • Inverters & converters for hybrid systems & electric machines

Key Course Benefits

  • Enhance electrical background of systems, mechanical, & hydraulics engineers
  • Improve ability to interface with electrical suppliers
  • Become aware of issues before working on an electrical system
  • Raise the bar of software engineers to understand needs of embedded, ruggedized targets
  • Develop capabilities of V&V engineers to reduce destructive testing & downtime

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Featured DISTek Expert

Name:

Bryan

Technical Strengths:

Platform Experience: ARINC 429, RS 235, RS 485, CCD, CAN, SAE J1939, ISO 11783, ISO 15765, CANOpen, EtherCAT, ADA, Basic, C, C++, C#, Java, Lisp, Scheme, SQL, Visual Basic, Perl

Past Experience

Software development in avionics industry, U.S. Army telecommunications.

DISTek Employee Since:

1999

What I love about my job:

I enjoy the challenge and gratification of designing and developing embedded software products while working with and learning from highly skilled and intelligent people and having the opportunity to be a member of global development teams.

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