Tutorials

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QUARC Tutorials

Learn more about QUARC® control software for MATLAB/Simulink with:

MATLAB/Simulink and QUARC Primer

MATLAB/Simulink and QUARC Primer The comprehensive MATLAB/SImulink and QUARC Primer walks you through the basic functions of MATLAB, Simulink and QUARC and helps you get started faster.

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QUARC Interactive Tutorial

QUARC Interactive TutorialThe online interactive software simulator gives you an overview of how QUARC works and how it can handle all sorts of tasks, from basic to advanced. An animated guide demonstrates the features and capabilities of QUARC and even lets you try it. With the guide's help you can create the programming yourself and see the results, even if you don't have MATLAB or Simulink installed on your computer.

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QUARC Communications APIs

The QUARC Communications API is a generic extensible API used to create communication channels between C/C++ based applications and the real-time code generated for a Simulink model. Learn more about the communications demos and other resources available.

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Reinstalling QUARC software in Gumstix

The step-by-step instructions will guide you through the process of reinstalling QUARC in Gumstix.

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QRCP Tutorials

Learn more about QRCP software for LabVIEW:

Build a controller in 10 minutes

Closed Loop Controls The short video will teach you how to create a controller quickly and easily using RCP Toolkit and LabVIEW.

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Getting Started with QRCP toolkit - Interfacing to hardware

RCP Toolkit Tutorial Video SeriesThe first video from the four part series will show you how you can interface to hardware (Quanser Rotary Servo Base Unit) using LabVIEW and RCP Toolkit, introduce you to sensors and actuators of the system and demonstrate encoder reading and voltage writing.

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Getting Started with QRCP toolkit - Implementing a PD servo position control

RCP Toolkit Tutorial Video SeriesThe second video from the four part series will show you how you can implement a PD servo position control using LabVIEW and RCP Toolkit, introduce you to sensors calibration, motor conventions and PD control.

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Getting Started with QRCP toolkit - Designing a balance controller for the Rotary Inverted Pendulum

RCP Toolkit Tutorial Video SeriesThe third video from the four part series will show you how you can design a balance controller for the Rotary Inverted Pendulum system using LabVIEW Control Design and Simulation Module and RCP Toolkit, and demonstrate how you can generate a state-space model of inverted pendulum, design VI that uses LQR to generate control gain and simule a closed-loop system.

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Getting Started with QRCP toolkit - Implementing the controller

RCP Toolkit Tutorial Video SeriesThe last video from the four part series will show you how you can expand the balance controller to include pendulum angle and create state X, add feedback control and control enabling, and how to use Formula Node and native LabVIEW to implement energy-based swing up algorithm.

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Installing QRCP - Installation guides for NI myRIO, NI cRIO and Windows

QRCP Installation GuidesFollow the Installation Guides steps to install QRCP.

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Data Acquisition Devices Tutorials

Analog loopback test on Q8-USB boards

The step-by-step instructions will guide you through the process of changing the default loop back demo setup when using Q8-USB data acquisition device.

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QNET Trainers for NI ELVIS Tutorials

QNET Practical Control Guide

QNET Practical Control Guide The QNET Practical Control Guide will introduce you to basic control concepts and how they are applied in Quanser NI Engineering Trainers (QNET) for NI ELVIS platform. A section of the guide is dedicated to introduction of LabVIEW and how it can be used to simulate control systems.

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Introduction to QNET Trainers and LabVIEW

Introduction to QNET Trainers and LabVIEW This short video will introduce you to Quanser NI Engineering Trainers (QNET) and procedures for launching LabVIEW VIs. The video also covers basic operations in LabVIEW students need to become familiar to perform experiments with QNETs.

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Ins and Outs of the Virtual Instruments

Ins and Outs of the Virtual InstrumentsThe videos examine the functionality of Virtual Instruments used in Quanser NI Engineering Trainers (QNET) experiments and give you tips on how to overcome challenges you might encounter when using the trainers. The videos also highlight useful tools and procedures, including exporting graphs as images. Select the video for your trainer:
QNET DC Motor Control Trainer
QNET Rotary Pendulum Trainer
QNET Heat, Ventilation, Air Conditioning Trainer
QNET Vertical Take-off and Landing Trainer
QNET Mechatronic Sensors Trainer
QNET Myoelectric Trainer


Rotary Motion Control Plants Tutorials

Learn how you can teach various control topics using Quanser rotary motion control plants:

PD Position Control

Teaching PD Position ControlThe video tutorial demonstrates how the Rotary Servo Base Unit SRV02 can be used in a lab to teach PD position control.

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Modeling and Model Validation

Teaching Modeling and Model ValidationThe video tutorial demonstrates how the Rotary Flexible Joint can be used in a lab to teach modeling and model validation.

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LQR Optimization

Teaching LQR OptimizationThe video tutorial demonstrates how the Rotary Flexible Link can be used in a lab to teach LQR optimization.

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Pole Placement

Teaching Pole PlacementThe video tutorial demonstrates how the Rotary Inverted Pendulum can be used in a lab to pole placement controller design.

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