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SimMechanics-Simscape Interface Examples

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Steve Miller (view profile)

 

06 Aug 2012 (Updated )

Models showing connection between Simscape and SimMechanics Second Generation Technology

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This file contains example models showing how to connect SimMechanics and Simscape models. Connecting the models using Simscape Physical Signals ensures a lossless transfer of mechanical power between the two systems. Simple demonstration models are provided to show you how to connect these systems.
Please read the README.txt file to get started.

To see how to defining bodies in SimMechanics, watch this video (5 min):
http://www.mathworks.com/videos/defining-rigid-bodies-68845.html

To learn more about multibody simulation with SimMechanics, please watch the webinar, “Multibody Simulation with SimMechanics".
http://www.mathworks.com/videos/multibody-simulation-with-simmechanics-81877.html

To find other physical modeling examples, search for posts with the keyword "physical modeling"
http://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/fileexchange/?term=%22physical+modeling%22

To learn more about MathWorks Physical Modeling Products, go to:
http://www.mathworks.com/physical-modeling/

Required Products SimMechanics
Simscape
Simulink
MATLAB
MATLAB release MATLAB 8.1 (R2013a)
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Comments and Ratings (4)
05 Dec 2015 Vinay kumar


hi steve, thanks for the SimMechanics-Simscape Interface library as well as the SimMechanics Contact Forces Library.

I'm using a dc motor to drive a worm gear which in turn drives the crank of a slider crank mechanism through the Rotational simmechanics interface. Now the mechanism is supposed to be non backdriveable because of the worm wheel, but it's not so. I'have uploaded the file here
https://drive.google.com/folderview?id=0BxEE4CIKn6gRM2dYelNuemR2NWc&usp=sharing .

please tell me what i'm doing wrong.

thank you

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30 Jul 2015 Karthik Nagendra

Sorry found it

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30 Jul 2015 Karthik Nagendra

Cylinder_Lift/Translational Simscape Intf'. I get an error saying failing to load that. Where can I download that from?

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07 Aug 2012 Wolfgang Garn

Wolfgang Garn (view profile)

Great video - beautiful models.

Updates
18 Mar 2013 1.2

Added R2013a version with additional examples (hinge with hard stop, slider crank with hardstop, slider crank with 2 motors).

15 Jul 2013 1.3

Updated link to video in "Description" field. No changes to files in submission.

17 Apr 2014 1.4

Fixed webinar link.

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