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Query About Contact Force Modeling

Hi Ankush, You can turn off this error message - it has no effect on the accuracy of the model. Please see this MATLAB Answers...

Query About Contact Force Modeling

Hi Ankush, You can turn off this error message - it has no effect on the accuracy of the model. Please see this MATLAB Answers...

9 days ago | 0

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Does simscape support to model parallel robots.

Yes! You can model all kinds of parallel robots. There is a shipping example of a stewart platform - see online documentatio...

Does simscape support to model parallel robots.

Yes! You can model all kinds of parallel robots. There is a shipping example of a stewart platform - see online documentatio...

9 days ago | 0

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Simscape Multibody modelling support

Your model looks terrific in the screenshots! From what I can see, you would want to put a Revolute Joint between solid "Deck" ...

Simscape Multibody modelling support

Your model looks terrific in the screenshots! From what I can see, you would want to put a Revolute Joint between solid "Deck" ...

9 days ago | 0

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Mechanics Explorer Interface with MATLAB/Simulink

Hi mkoh, Through MATLAB R2021a, there is no programmatic interface to control the Mechanics Explorer. I completely agree, prog...

Mechanics Explorer Interface with MATLAB/Simulink

Hi mkoh, Through MATLAB R2021a, there is no programmatic interface to control the Mechanics Explorer. I completely agree, prog...

9 days ago | 0

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Show signal progression synchronized with Mechanics Explorer time

Hi mkoh - through R2021a, this could only be done by using Simulink simulation pacing, which would synchonize the production of ...

Show signal progression synchronized with Mechanics Explorer time

Hi mkoh - through R2021a, this could only be done by using Simulink simulation pacing, which would synchonize the production of ...

9 days ago | 0

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Gravity issue in a 3-RPS parallel robot

Here are some suggestions: Apply motion actuation at each joint to keep them locked in place and measure the amount of torque r...

Gravity issue in a 3-RPS parallel robot

Here are some suggestions: Apply motion actuation at each joint to keep them locked in place and measure the amount of torque r...

9 days ago | 0

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Is it possible to change the color of an object in Simscape Multibody during a simulation?

Through MATLAB release R2021a, you cannot cannot change the color of a solid based on an input signal. What you can do, though,...

Is it possible to change the color of an object in Simscape Multibody during a simulation?

Through MATLAB release R2021a, you cannot cannot change the color of a solid based on an input signal. What you can do, though,...

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Common-gear constraint with initial condition

Hi Frank, Excellent observation and well captured in your question. I walked through your steps and saw the same result. Th...

Common-gear constraint with initial condition

Hi Frank, Excellent observation and well captured in your question. I walked through your steps and saw the same result. Th...

9 days ago | 0

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Simulation of Micromouse using simulink 3d

Hi Tejas - if you are trying to prevent your mouse from penetrating the walls, this could be set up using the Spatial Contact Fo...

Simulation of Micromouse using simulink 3d

Hi Tejas - if you are trying to prevent your mouse from penetrating the walls, this could be set up using the Spatial Contact Fo...

9 days ago | 0

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Wind Turbine Model in Simulink

This version has been uploaded: https://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/fileexchange/25752-wind-turbine-model --Steve

Wind Turbine Model in Simulink

This version has been uploaded: https://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/fileexchange/25752-wind-turbine-model --Steve

9 days ago | 0

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Hi I have made a human model with sit to stand motion using inverse kinematics i.e I have joint limits like that of a pendulum and the motion is getting automatically computed. The problem which is occuring is that once the human model stands up, it

Hi Navjot, Here are some suggestions: Add some damping to your joints Use a variable-step solver Reduce the maximum step siz...

Hi I have made a human model with sit to stand motion using inverse kinematics i.e I have joint limits like that of a pendulum and the motion is getting automatically computed. The problem which is occuring is that once the human model stands up, it

Hi Navjot, Here are some suggestions: Add some damping to your joints Use a variable-step solver Reduce the maximum step siz...

9 days ago | 0

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Change Simscape solid color during runtime

Through MATLAB release R2021a, you cannot cannot change the color of a solid based on an input signal. What you can do, though,...

Change Simscape solid color during runtime

Through MATLAB release R2021a, you cannot cannot change the color of a solid based on an input signal. What you can do, though,...

9 days ago | 1

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Gimbal Joint -- Simscape -- Singularity

A Gimbal Joint can be oriented into a singularity if two of the axes align perfectly, as two of the degrees of freedom are then ...

Gimbal Joint -- Simscape -- Singularity

A Gimbal Joint can be oriented into a singularity if two of the axes align perfectly, as two of the degrees of freedom are then ...

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Contact modelling between two cones

There is a Sphere to Cone example in the Simscape Multibody Contact Forces Library. You can model the inner cone as a sphere at...

Contact modelling between two cones

There is a Sphere to Cone example in the Simscape Multibody Contact Forces Library. You can model the inner cone as a sphere at...

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Part visualization doesn't load in simscape multibody?

Some geometry files take a long time to load. Some options: Upload the STEP file and we can take a look at it. Convert the ST...

Part visualization doesn't load in simscape multibody?

Some geometry files take a long time to load. Some options: Upload the STEP file and we can take a look at it. Convert the ST...

9 days ago | 0

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Load File Name for Simscape Multibody File Solid from Workspace

As Charlotte mentioned, this solved the problem: I did it by executing these commands in the MATLAB command menu. First get the...

Load File Name for Simscape Multibody File Solid from Workspace

As Charlotte mentioned, this solved the problem: I did it by executing these commands in the MATLAB command menu. First get the...

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Changing simscape contact conditions during simulation conditionally

You are on the right track, Clyde! The "Enabled" blocks in the Simscape Multibody Contact Forces Library allow you to enable/di...

Changing simscape contact conditions during simulation conditionally

You are on the right track, Clyde! The "Enabled" blocks in the Simscape Multibody Contact Forces Library allow you to enable/di...

9 days ago | 0

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Dynamics Simulation Inconsistencies in Simscape Mechanics Model

Hi Vicente, I downloaded your model and ran it. I didn't quite follow your explanation, but there are some improvements you ca...

Dynamics Simulation Inconsistencies in Simscape Mechanics Model

Hi Vicente, I downloaded your model and ran it. I didn't quite follow your explanation, but there are some improvements you ca...

10 days ago | 1

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Center of Mass frame in a multiple body mechanism

This is an interesting challenge. The best you can do (at the moment) is what you tried using the Inertia Sensor, but you will ...

Center of Mass frame in a multiple body mechanism

This is an interesting challenge. The best you can do (at the moment) is what you tried using the Inertia Sensor, but you will ...

10 days ago | 0

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Simscape Flexible Multibody simulation using Finite element import method

Hi Goutham, If you know which surfaces will touch one another, I recommend attaching rigid, massless geometries to each part at...

Simscape Flexible Multibody simulation using Finite element import method

Hi Goutham, If you know which surfaces will touch one another, I recommend attaching rigid, massless geometries to each part at...

10 days ago | 0

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Simscape Multibody: Noise in Acceleration Measurement of Transform Sensor

The "noise" is either part of the dynamics of your system or it is "numerical", meaning the solver is not reaching a converged r...

Simscape Multibody: Noise in Acceleration Measurement of Transform Sensor

The "noise" is either part of the dynamics of your system or it is "numerical", meaning the solver is not reaching a converged r...

10 days ago | 0

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Simscape Mechanics Explore camera and image processing.

Through release R2021a, the image presented in the Mechanics Explorer cannot be fed during a simulation to an image processing a...

Simscape Mechanics Explore camera and image processing.

Through release R2021a, the image presented in the Mechanics Explorer cannot be fed during a simulation to an image processing a...

10 days ago | 0

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Cannot get the menu bar in the Mechanics Explorer

Hi Loukas - the Mechanics Explorer in MATLAB Online is a reduced version that is compatible with the MATLAB Online infrastructur...

Cannot get the menu bar in the Mechanics Explorer

Hi Loukas - the Mechanics Explorer in MATLAB Online is a reduced version that is compatible with the MATLAB Online infrastructur...

10 days ago | 0

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Simscape Vehicle Templates

Set of templates for creating custom vehicle models using Simscape for use within Simulink.

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Modeling wing section with external forces (aerodynamics forces )

Hi Atef, You can use the External Force and Torque block to apply a force to a frame in Simscape Multibody. The magnitude and ...

Modeling wing section with external forces (aerodynamics forces )

Hi Atef, You can use the External Force and Torque block to apply a force to a frame in Simscape Multibody. The magnitude and ...

10 days ago | 0

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Export Simscape Solid to STL or STEP File

There are quite a few examples of MATLAB code that will produce an STL file on the MATLAB Central File Exchange. You will need ...

Export Simscape Solid to STL or STEP File

There are quite a few examples of MATLAB code that will produce an STL file on the MATLAB Central File Exchange. You will need ...

10 days ago | 0

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Simscape Multibody inertia sensor: include a subset of bodies

You could: Copy the relevant components to a separate model and perform the test with the Inertia Sensor block there Model the...

Simscape Multibody inertia sensor: include a subset of bodies

You could: Copy the relevant components to a separate model and perform the test with the Inertia Sensor block there Model the...

10 days ago | 0

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Simulink slow on AMD Ryzen 7

My suggestions: Check the compiler you are using on each machine, and make sure it is the same. Use the Solver Profiler to see...

Simulink slow on AMD Ryzen 7

My suggestions: Check the compiler you are using on each machine, and make sure it is the same. Use the Solver Profiler to see...

10 days ago | 0

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Simscpe can't read the density value

Hi Lihao - some geometry files do not have the density specified in them. In those cases, you need to specify the density value ...

Simscpe can't read the density value

Hi Lihao - some geometry files do not have the density specified in them. In those cases, you need to specify the density value ...

10 days ago | 0

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slow simulation - computation problems

There are many good suggestions in the comments. Please note: Simulating with ode23t is a dynamic analysis, not steady state ...

slow simulation - computation problems

There are many good suggestions in the comments. Please note: Simulating with ode23t is a dynamic analysis, not steady state ...

11 days ago | 0