Actuators and Sensors

Initiate, impose, and measure mechanical motion


Body Actuator Time-dependent force and torque used to actuate a body
Body Sensor Body translation and rotation sensor
Constraint & Driver Sensor Sensor used to measure the reaction force and torque between two constrained or driven bodies
Driver Actuator Time-dependent motion input for driver blocks
Joint Actuator Time-dependent force, torque, or motion input to a joint
Joint Initial Condition Actuator Initial joint position and velocity
Joint Sensor Joint force, torque, and motion sensor
Joint Stiction Actuator Joint static and kinetic friction
Variable Mass & Inertia Actuator Time-dependent mass and inertia parameters
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