Join Coventor and MathWorks for this exciting new webinar:
Model-Based Design of Micro Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS) with Simulink and Coventor MEMS+
Wednesday, April 18, 2012
9:00am and 3:00pm Eastern Daylight Time
In this webinar, engineers from the MathWorks and Coventor will present a streamlined workflow for designing and optimizing MEMS devices using MEMS+, MATLAB, and Simulink. Previously, in order to reap the benefits of Model-Based Design for MEMS, engineers had to manually create overly-simplified models of the MEMS behavior either from analytic formulae or finite element extraction. This process is time consuming and has to be repeated for each design iteration thus reducing the time-to-market gains of Model-Based Design. Using Coventor MEMS+ with the built-in MATLAB interface, MEMS engineers can create a single, common model from 3D parametric components to immediately explore the impact of the control circuitry together with the MEMS device. Furthermore, the common model can be used for design-space exploration, yield analysis, and package effects.
The webinar will demonstrate this workflow on a MEMS accelerometer in force-feedback control to highlight the performance gains from this approach. We will use this single model within MATLAB and Simulink to: 1) trade off sensitivity for linearity and bandwidth via geometric variation, 2) improve the accelerometer’s closed-loop dynamic range and stability, 3) use a wafer map of process data to explore the impact of process variation on drive and sense frequency, and finally 4) explore thermal package effects on zero-g offset.
A Q&A session will follow the presentation.
I hope you can join us online on April 18, 2012.
Click here to register.