MapleSim Features - Technical Computing, Physical Modeling, Multibody Dynamics

Key Features of MapleSim

MapleSim is an advanced system-level modeling and simulation tool that applies modern techniques to dramatically reduce model development time, provide greater insight into system behavior, and produce fast, high-fidelity simulations.

World’s Most Powerful Symbolic and Numeric Math Engine

Complementing its strong numerics, the powerful symbolic modeling engine in MapleSim provides many advantages other systems simply cannot match, from automatically generated system equations to real-time simulation code for complex systems.
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Multidomain Modeling with Built-in Components

MapleSim includes over 700 built-in components from many different domains. System-level models can be created by seamlessly combining components from different domains into a single model.
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Drag-and-Drop Physical Modeling Environment

With MapleSim, you avoid having to translate your design into equations and manipulate them into signal-flow block diagrams. You can simply recreate the system diagram on your screen using components that represent the physical model.
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Equation-Based Custom Components

Equation-based custom components take you from equations and concepts to final models quickly, without programming. New components can be created directly from first principles, without resorting to complex, error-prone, and time-consuming programming.
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Revolutionary Multibody Technology

In MapleSim, revolutionary multibody technology is combined seamlessly with advanced multi-domain modeling tools to provide all the functionality you need in a single environment. This unique technology means MapleSim gives you unparalleled flexibility and control of your multibody models.
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MapleSim's plotting and visualization capabilities include 2-D simulation results and 3-D simulation animations.
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Optimized Code Generation

Optimized code generation produces high-performance, royalty-free code suitable even for repeated optimization runs and complex real-time simulations, including hardware-in-the-loop (HIL) applications. With MapleSim, you do not have to choose between model fidelity and real-time performance.
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Simulation Solvers and Options

MapleSim's powerful simulation engine produces fast, efficient simulation code and provides numerous options for managing and controlling your simulations.
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Integration with Your Toolchain

MapleSim can be seamlessly combined with your existing toolchain, so you can use MapleSim to achieve the fastest possible auto-generated model code for your system, and then pass that code to downstream engineers for the next phase of the project.
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Units Management

Units management in MapleSim removes the risk of conversion and consistency errors in your model. You can attach units to your component parameters and maintain them throughout your model simulation.
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Accessible System-Level Equations

Automatically-generated model equations in full parametric form give you open access to your models for advanced applications and analysis. No more black boxes–MapleSim gives you full visibility and access to your model equations.
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Customized Analysis

An interactive analysis environment provides an extensive collection of powerful analysis tools and the ability to quickly customize and extend these tools to suit your project. MapleSim offers unlimited analysis potential by providing you with access to both the equations and the powerful Maple mathematical engine.
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Powerful Modelica Platform

The combination of Modelica, an open, object-oriented, system-level modeling language, with the symbolic computation power of MapleSim enables a level of understanding, power, and extensibility that is not possible with “black-box” tools.
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Automated Knowledge Capture

Automated knowledge capture means you can easily combine your reasoning with your results and fully capture the engineering knowledge that goes into each project.
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Control Design

MapleSim and the MapleSim Control Design Toolbox provide tools for a wide range of control design tasks, from basic PID controller design to advanced state feedback control and state estimation techniques.
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Advanced Hydraulics

The hydraulics library in MapleSim enables you to take into account complex hydraulics effects in your system-level models.

Pneumatics Modeling

The pneumatics library in MapleSim provide over 30 components that enable system-level modeling and simulation of pneumatic systems.

Tire Modeling

The MapleSim Tire Library allows you to extend your MapleSim vehicle models with high-performance pneumatic tire components.
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Driveline Modeling

The MapleSim Driveline Library allows you to mix the best of physical models and empirical data to maximize model fidelity, optimize your designs, and improve overall vehicle fuel-efficiency.
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Battery Modeling

The MapleSim Battery Library allows you to incorporate physics-based predictive models of battery cells into your system-level models.
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Heat Transfer Modeling

The MapleSim Heat Transfer Library gives you a comprehensive view into the heat transfer effects present in your model, enabling you to refine your design to improve performance and avoid overheating.
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Ropes and Pulleys Modeling

The MapleSim Ropes and Pulleys Library allows you to easily create winch and pulley systems as part of your machine development by using ropes, cables, chains, pulleys, and winches.
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Web Handling Modeling

Simulate roll-to-roll processes when handling paper, foil, and film, helping you manage tensioning, optimize the web speed and reduce web slippage.
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