LabVIEW Control Design and Simulation Resources

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The objective of this article is to serve as a repository for knowledge about LabVIEW for Control and Simulation and help users and evaluators to learn the capabilities and how to use it.

Table of Contents

Basic Concepts

The links below show basics concepts about simulation, mathematical modeling and how to implement it using LabVIEW and the Control Design and Simulation Module.

What is the LabVIEW Control Design and Simulation Module

Simulation Modeling for Control Systems


Use the document below to learn how to use the software, explore application examples and more

Controls Tutorials for LabVIEW

Tutorial: Getting Started with Simulation

Getting Started in 1 Hour

Introduction to LabVIEW in 3 Hours for Control Design and Simulation

LabVIEW Control Design Basics on Demand Training (Requires SSP)

LabVIEW Control Design and Simulation module Evaluation download


List of videos and multimedia document with product explanations and demonstrations.

Using LabVIEW for Interactive Model-Based Control Design and Simulation

Using LabVIEW for Rapid Control Prototyping and Hardware-In-the-Loop Simulation

Getting It Right the First Time: Modeling and Simulation for Automotive ECU Design

Design Complex Control Systems with LabVIEW

Software and Hardware Technology for Dynamic Systems Controls, Part 1


Below are a list of documents that shows examples on how to use LabVIEW Control Design Simulation Module for specific applications.

Combine Mechanical Simulation, Control Design in Virtual Prototyping

Control System Design and Deployment for Wind Applications

How to Slash Machine Design Time with Simulation in LabVIEW and SolidWorks

Advanced Control for Robotics

Brushless DC Motor Control and Simulation

Simulation wind turbine

Virtual Test: Using Simulation to improve design and test

Simulation Modeling for DC Motor Position


Integration with other products

LabVIEW Control Design and Simulation Module is part of the LabVIEW Software platform and integrates with other toolkits and modules of the LabVIEW software platform to simply simulation and design applications


Design and Deploy FPGA-Based Controllers



Build a Hybrid Control System with NI LabVIEW Statechart and Control Design and Simulation Tools




PID and Fuzzy Logic Toolkit Tookit

Using the LabVIEW PID Control Toolkit with the LabVIEW Control Design and Simulation Module


System Identification

Using NI System Identification, Control design and Simulation Products for Design



Tips and Tricks

Random set of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Determining if the simulation loop has overrun

How do I Implement a Discrete Derivative in my Simulation Loop?

Convert System Model from System Identification to Control Design

Tips and Techniques for Designing FPGA-based Control Systems with CompactRIO

Designing a PID Controller for a Second-Order System

Reference Design for Model Based PID Tuning



Third Party


The LabVIEW Control Design and Simulation Module can interface third party modeling environments through the External Model Interface (EMI). 

How to Deploy Software Models to National Instruments Hardware Targets



Connect with fellow LabVIEW Control Design and Simulation Users to learn from each other and share tips, tricks and best practices

Control and Simulation Community Group

Advanced Control with the NI LabVIEW Control Design and Simulation Module


Learn More


Still need more information? Check the following link to learn how to purchase the product or to download the evaluation version.


NI LabVIEW Control Design and Simulation Module for Windows



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