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LineForceWithMass

General line force component with an optional point mass on the connection line

Information
CONNECTORS
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NameTypeDescription
frame_aFrame_aCoordinate system fixed to the component with one cut-force and cut-torque
frame_bFrame_bCoordinate system fixed to the component with one cut-force and cut-torque
flange_bFlange_a1-dim. translational flange (connect force of Translational library between flange_a and flange_b)
flange_aFlange_b1-dim. translational flange (connect force of Translational library between flange_a and flange_b)
PARAMETERS
NameTypeDefault ValueDescription
animateLineBooleantrue= true, if a line shape between frame_a and frame_b shall be visualized
animateMassBooleantrue= true, if point mass shall be visualized as sphere provided m > 0
mMass0Mass of point mass on the connetion line between the origin of frame_a and the origin of frame_b
lengthFractionReal0.5Location of point mass with respect to frame_a as a fraction of the distance from frame_a to frame_b
lineShapeTypeShapeType"cylinder" Type of shape visualizing the line from frame_a to frame_b
lineShapeExtraShapeExtra0.0 Extra parameter for shape
s_smallPosition1e-10 Prevent zero-division if distance between frame_a and frame_b is zero
USED IN COMPONENTS
Modelica.Mechanics.MultiBody.Forces.Spring
Linear translational spring with optional mass