Documentation

CAD Import

Generate a first-generation model from CAD assembly data

Functions

mech_importGenerate model from Physical Modeling XML file

Examples and How To

Import a CAD Rigid Body

Generate a rigid body model from a CAD part

Import a Robot Arm Model

This content is specific to Simscape™ Multibody™ First Generation software.

Import a CAD Stewart Platform Model

This content is specific to Simscape Multibody First Generation software.

Concepts

Mechanical Import

Overview of installing and using the CAD-to-Simscape Multibody translator.

Generating New Models from Physical Modeling XML

Generating Body-Joint Simscape Multibody models from the Physical Modeling XML format

Working with Generated Models

Understanding and manually editing generated models

Model Update with Physical Modeling XML

This content is specific to Simscape Multibody First Generation software.

Controlling Model Update at the Block Level

This content is specific to Simscape Multibody First Generation software.

Troubleshooting Imported and Updated Models

Points out major model-generation and simulation errors and problems that can arise from CAD-based models, and techniques for solving them.

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