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Refresh architecture instance



refresh(architectureInstance) refreshes an architecture instance to mirror the changes in the specification model. The refresh method is part of the systemcomposer.analysis.ArchitectureInstance class.

This function is part of the instance API that you can use to analyze the model iteratively, element by element. instance refers to the element instance on which the iteration is being performed.


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Refresh the architecture instance to mirror the changes in the specification model.

Create a profile for latency characteristics.

profile = systemcomposer.profile.Profile.createProfile('LatencyProfile');

latencybase = profile.addStereotype('LatencyBase');

Instantiate all stereotypes in a profile.

model = systemcomposer.createModel('archModel',true);
instance = instantiate(model.Architecture,'LatencyProfile','NewInstance');

Apply the profile to the model. Apply the stereotype to the architecture.


Refresh the architecture instance according to the specification model. Get the default value for 'dataRate' on the architecture instance.

value = instance.getValue('LatencyProfile.LatencyBase.dataRate')
value =


Input Arguments

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Architecture instance to be updated, specified as a systemcomposer.analysis.ArchitectureInstance object.

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TermDefinitionApplicationMore Information
analysisAnalysis is a method for quantitatively evaluating an architecture for certain characteristics. Static analysis analyzes the structure of the system. Static analysis uses an analysis function and parametric values of properties captured in the system model.Use analysis to calculate overall reliability, mass roll-up, performance, or thermal characteristics of a system, or to perform a SWaP analysis.Analyze Architecture
instanceAn instance is an occurrence of an architecture model at a given point of time.You can update an instance with changes to a model, but the instance will not update with changes in active variants or model references. You can use an instance, saved in an .MAT file, of a System Composer™ architecture model for analysis.Create a Model Instance for Analysis

Introduced in R2019a