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Five Link Suspension


Paul Barnard (view profile)


23 Jun 2003 (Updated )

Automotive Five Link Suspension example in SimMechanics.

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This model is a quarter-car five link suspension. The model may be used to understand suspension kinematics (toe, caster, camber, later and longitudinal recession), as well as suspension dynamics (understand load paths when driving over bumpy roads). The model was built in SimMechanics™, and uses Simulink® 3D Animation™ to animate the simulation.

Required Products Simscape Multibody
Simulink 3D Animation
MATLAB release MATLAB 6.5.1 (R13SP1)
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17 Sep 2015 Paul Gresham

Thankyou Paul, it's incredibly helpful to see a complete working model, end to end with simulation. I recommend this to anyone new to Matlab. Confirmed this runs with R2015a.

21 Sep 2013 karam

karam (view profile)

thank you

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26 Mar 2012 Olexander Zhytenko

17 Mar 2012 Olexander Zhytenko

Hello Paul Barnard!!!
To your attention another my work,
I did half-car model using simscape (expounded on my page),
that you think about it?
A design of dynamics of car is this my hobby,
however my models in Simulink yet bad quality.

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06 Feb 2012 Paul Barnard

Paul Barnard (view profile)

Hi Olexander, You can find more examples like this in Simulink. The example model sldemo_suspn.mdl may help. Also, the example powerwindow03.mdl has a good mechanical visualization.

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05 Feb 2012 Olexander Zhytenko

very kind work
Can tell as you did it?
Maybe do you have methodology?
I am also interested in similar subjects.

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07 Oct 2011 Mr Smart

17 Mar 2010 Ignacio Belatti

thank you very much

18 Nov 2009 Rendy Dalimunthe

Mr. Paul, how to make the road selector using masking system like you did? Please give me the answer?

06 Feb 2007 hamed nozari

14 Dec 2006 peter dang


14 Dec 2006 Peter Dang

What's a wonderful job!

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25 Apr 2006 Jozef Bucha

Great work, working perfectly

14 Apr 2006 mohamed labib


24 Dec 2005 Bas van Loon

16 Apr 2005 Shekhar Dautpure

File doesnt run in matlab 6.5
some files are missing

18 Aug 2004 gajanan trikukar


07 Jun 2004 katsuhiko douhata

04 Jun 2004 hamid hamid

thank you very much.I need your code.

29 Apr 2004 meghdad abdi

I will rate after I open that file.I mean I
will rate later.

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27 Feb 2004 Chinmay Pawaskar

15 Feb 2004 Wenxian Zhang

04 Oct 2003 Ahmet Shala

18 Aug 2003 sadg sdg

23 Dec 2009 1.3

This zip file contains versions of the model, which work with R13SP1, R2008a, R2008b, R2009a, and R2009b.

01 Sep 2016

Updated license

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