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The robot turns around in the Simscape Multibody.
There are many possible reasons why your robot would turn: Check which way the wheels are spinning. If they are spinning in op...

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How to model tension-only cables using Simscape?
Hi Oleg, The Belts and Cables blocks in Simscape Multibody are rigid constraints that (as you have seen) transmit force in tens...

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How can I output the reduced state vector of a SimScape model?
Hi Felix, To give you a very clear answer to your question, we would need to see your exact model. The final number of states...

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Reduced Order Flexible Solid
Hi Vincent, Your screenshots indicate very unusual behavior. We would need to look at the files directly to understand what i...

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Problem with exporting Assemblies in Creo Parametric with Simscape Multibody Link
Hi Nathan, I have tried to open your model for testing. Unfortunately, I cannot open models created in the student version (I ...

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For Simscape Multibody, Is it possible to generate C code which can be customized?
Hi JL, While you can certainly read and edit the code that is produced from Simulink Coder or Embedded Coder, we generally do n...

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Simscape multibody - Issue with assembly
I made three changes to your model to get a frequency response that nearly exactly matches the ideal frequency response you were...

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How to modify Delta robot example
As you have determined, the path planner figures out where to move the end effector based on the positions of the parts, which y...

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model(...) command for simscape multipbody models
Hi Jan, The model(...) command is not intended for use with Simscape products. This interface has been around since R2007a and...

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Doing inverse dynamics and then actuating the delta robot from 'Pick and Place Robot' does not give the correct trajectory
Hi Filip, The process you are following (run inverse dynamics closed loop, save torques, run forward dynamics open loop) can wo...

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Do Simscape Multibody Link settings in SolidWorks affecting anything?
Hi Aatu - this documentation page covers many of the settings you are exploring. Solve Assemblies Using - this enables you to i...

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Simscape multibody link plugin with Solidworks cannot solve subassemblies flexibly.
Within SOLIDWORKS, you need to edit the properties of the subassembly within the main assembly and set it to "flexible". See do...

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Translational Mechanical Converter: Can the gas port be reversed, allowing a mechanical movement to cause a change in gas movement/pressure?
Simscape models do not have fixed inputs and outputs. The ports are physical connections and can transmit or absorb energy from...

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Can you measure stress in Simscape Multibody?
Simscape Multibody models calculate the quantities necessary to determine the stress in the beam. While the beam models do not o...

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stress-evaluation in Simscape Multibody
Simscape Multibody models calculate the quantities necessary to determine the stress in the beam. While the beam models do not o...

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Simscape multibody flexible bodies - get forces/stresses?
Simscape Multibody models calculate the quantities necessary to determine the stress in the beam. While the beam models do not o...

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Damping constant in General flexible Beam
The logarithmic decrement lets you calculate the damping ratio. That would be easiest to use if you set the damping type to "Un...

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Calculating moment of inertia (MoI) using period of oscillation obtained from Simscape leads to inaccurate values
Interesting application! As I am sure you know from your studies, the frequency of a rotational harmonic oscillator is sqrt(rot...

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How to get numerical info of "Derived Values" of Flexible Beams in Simscape Multibody
Through release R2022b you cannot programmatically access those values. You can, however, just copy/paste them from the dialog ...

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Modeling a simple beam as a flexible body on Simscape
A file is missing from the content above: PracticeOriginalEgFlexibleModel.STL The rest of the settings and connections look OK,...

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Simscape Multibody: Reduced Order Flexible Solid caused a simulation error.
This is a very interesting application. The process you followed looks good, but it appears the matrices produced by the analys...

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Is there any way to create inertial forces in Simscape Multibody?
An example of inertial forces is modeled in the File Exchange submission Modeling and Simulation of an Autonomous Underwater Veh...

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How to estimate the correct value of "Damping Constant" for Flexible Beams in Simscape
The Damping Matrix parameterization method for the Reduced Order Flexible Solid lets you specify individual damping values for t...

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simscape.multibody.tirread tir file version
Hi Michele, The function simscape.multibody.tirread for reading tire parameter files (.tir) will read any any .tir file. The e...

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Forward and Inverse Dynamics Solver in Simscape Multibody
Any explanation as to why one simulation runs slower/faster could depend on many additional factors than the algorithm used. If...

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Is the "rotation matrix" computed by the "transform sensor" block a DCM or a rotation matrix?
The Rotation Matrix produced by the Transform Sensor can be used to transform quantities from the Follower frame axes to the Bas...

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How to set block parameters in a Matlab RL reset function
Hi Carson, I suspect the reason this did not work is because you have not configured the target position to be a run-time param...

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Setting Initial Conditions In Simulink Model while Training Reinforcement Learning Agent
The behavior you describe (some values tune, others do not) indicates you have not configured the parameters in the Simscape Mul...

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Reinforcement Learning and Simscape
Hi Rosario, The Reinforcement Learning Toolbox page has a number of resources and examples for discovering how to use Reinforce...

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My Multibody Project Problem
I exported the model from SolidWorks, imported into Simscape Multibody, and dealt with enough of the warnings to get it to run. ...

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