Onshape CAD Export to Simscape Multibody

Export Onshape CAD assembly to Simscape Multibody, including part and joint information.
Updated 24 Feb 2017

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This file enables the export of CAD assemblies from Onshape® for use in Simscape Multibody. The entire assembly is exported, including geometry, mass, inertia, joints, and other important aspects of the CAD model. No installation of CAD software is required.
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Please read the README.txt file to get started.

To find other Simscape examples, search for posts with the keyword "physical modeling"

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Cite As

Steve Miller (2024). Onshape CAD Export to Simscape Multibody (https://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/fileexchange/60820-onshape-cad-export-to-simscape-multibody), MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

MATLAB Release Compatibility
Created with R2016b
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