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Simscape Multibody Belts and Pulleys Examples

version 1.2.0.0 (5.64 MB) by Steve Miller
Belt and pulley mechanisms modeled in Simscape Multibody

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Updated 09 Oct 2018

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This file contains example models that showing how to model mechanisms with belts and pulleys using the new belts and cables library in Simscape Multibody. It includes systems such as block and tackle, non-planar mechanisms, and a tower crane with a trolley and hoist.

Please read the README.txt file to get started.

See how to define bodies in Simscape Multibody by watching this video (5 min):
https://www.mathworks.com/videos/defining-rigid-bodies-68845.html

Learn more about multibody simulation with Simscape Multibody by watching this webinar
https://www.mathworks.com/videos/multibody-simulation-with-simmechanics-81877.html

Find other Simscape examples by searching posts for the keyword "physical modeling"
https://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/fileexchange/?term=%22physical+modeling%22

Learn more about MathWorks Simscape Products:
https://www.mathworks.com/physical-modeling/

Cite As

Steve Miller (2021). Simscape Multibody Belts and Pulleys Examples (https://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/fileexchange/66519-simscape-multibody-belts-and-pulleys-examples), MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

MATLAB Release Compatibility
Created with R2018b
Compatible with any release
Platform Compatibility
Windows macOS Linux
Acknowledgements

Inspired by: Simscape Multibody Parts Library

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