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Future Directions for Model-Based Design Flows

Discover the future of RF system design in our upcoming webinar, where we explore the intersection of model-based design and RF engineering. Join us as we delve into the advantages, challenges, and tools shaping the evolution of RF designers' workflows in the era of behavioral simulation and test-driven development.
This webinar was originally held on July 12th, 2024, and is now available for on demand viewing.

Duration: 1 hour
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Model-based design enables system designers to frontload the design process through behavioral simulation and modeling. However, for RF designers, model-based design may be an approach that runs counter to their desire to get down in the weeds with hardware prototyping. It can be complemented by an approach known as the test-driven development (TDD) scenario. Use cases drive requirements, which in turn drive system behaviors, and those behaviors' requirements are being fleshed out. In considering the application of model-based design flows to their projects, RF engineers must take the following into account.

  • Is model-based design applicable to RF system design work? 
  • What are some of the advantages available to RF engineers in model-based design flows?
  • How does one evaluate desired system behaviors and use cases to derive what's required for test-driven development?
  • How are the findings gleaned from test-driven development applied later in the design process?
  • What are some examples of tools used to implement a model-based design approach?
  • What can we expect for RF designers in model-based design flows going forward?

This webinar, the third in our 2024 series of events with members of Microwaves & RF's Editorial Advisory Board or their representatives, will examine the future of model-based design and its applicability to the design of RF-capable systems.


Mike McLernon
Principal Technical Marketing Engineer

Since joining MathWorks in 2001, Mike McLernon has overseen the development of numerous PHY-layer capabilities in Communications Toolbox and connectivity to multiple software-defined-radio (SDR) hardware platforms, advocating for communications and SDR products. He received his BSEE from the University of Virginia and MEEE from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and has worked in the satellite and wireless industries for over 30 years.

Host: David Maliniak
Executive Editor, Microwaves & RF
Endeavor Business Media