Modeling Flexible Bodies in SimMechanics

Technical paper and examples on modeling flexibility in SimMechanics.
Updated 1 Sep 2016

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This archive contains a technical paper on modeling flexible bodies using SimMechanics and Simulink. The archive also includes the examples discussed in the technical paper.
An overview of the techniques described here is presented in the following MATLAB Digest article:

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Dallas Kennedy (2024). Modeling Flexible Bodies in SimMechanics (, MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

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