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  • Multibody Modeling

    Spatial Relationships

    Reference Frame Non-inertial reference frame
    Rigid Transform Fixed spatial relationship between two frames
    World Frame Inertial reference frame

    Rigid Bodies

    Graphic Visual marker with graphic properties
    Inertia Inertial properties of a solid or mass disturbance
    Solid Rigid solid element with geometrical, inertial, and graphical properties

    Multibody Systems

    6-DOF Joint Joint with one spherical and three prismatic primitives
    Bearing Joint Joint with one prismatic and three revolute primitives
    Bushing Joint Joint with three prismatic and three revolute primitives
    Cartesian Joint Joint with three prismatic primitives
    Cylindrical Joint Joint with one prismatic and one revolute primitives possessing parallel motion axes
    Gimbal Joint Joint with three revolute primitives
    Pin Slot Joint Joint with one prismatic and one revolute primitives possessing mutually orthogonal motion axes
    Planar Joint Joint with one revolute and two prismatic primitives
    Prismatic Joint Joint with one prismatic primitive
    Rectangular Joint Joint with two prismatic primitives
    Revolute Joint Joint with one revolute primitive
    Spherical Joint Joint with one spherical primitive
    Telescoping Joint Joint with one prismatic and one spherical joint primitive
    Universal Joint Joint with two revolute primitives
    Weld Joint Joint with zero primitives
    Angle Constraint Kinematic constraint for fixing angle between two frame Z axes
    Distance Constraint Kinematic constraint for fixing distance between two frame origins
    Bevel Gear Constraint Kinematic constraint for transferring rotational motion at a fixed ratio about arbitrarily oriented axes
    Common Gear Constraint Kinematic constraint for transferring rotational motion at a fixed ratio about parallel axes
    Rack and Pinion Constraint Kinematic constraint for converting between rotation and translation

    Internal Mechanics, Actuation and Sensing

    External Force and Torque General force and torque arising outside the modeled system
    Gravitational Field Field of force due to point mass
    Internal Force General force acting reciprocally between two frame origins
    Inverse Square Law Force Force proportional to the inverse square distance between two frame origins
    Spring and Damper Force Force proportional to the distance and relative velocity between two frame origins
    Transform Sensor Sensor that measures the spatial relationship between two frames
    Mechanism Configuration Mechanism-wide simulation and mechanical parameters
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