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Resetting orientation of global coordinate system
Hi - if you attach a 6-DOF joint to the chassis of your vehicle, you can specify its orientation to be aligned with the global r...

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How to change the distance between two bodies in simulink multibody
Hi - if you connect a Prismatic Joint between the two bodies and set it up for prescribed motion (Force: Automatically Computed;...

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Simscape multibody input motion not being applied
Hi Mitchell! The plot you attached doesn't clearly indicate the issue you describe. If the motion input is a sine wave, conf...

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How can I connect two prismatic joints and one body?
Thanks for your question. The frames attached to the B and F ports of the Prismatic Joint block Must have aligned z-axes Mus...

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Is it possible to display data in Simscape Multibody Mechanics Explorer?
Hi John, You can only display geometrical elements in the Mechanics Explorer. If you could draw the letters using general ex...

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how to use electrical an mechanical subsystem together? Multiple Solver Configuration blocks connected to Physical Network. I am getting this error please help
The diagnostic is trying to tell you that you have more than one Solver Configuration block connected to the same physical netwo...

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How to install Simscape add-on products to run in Restricted Mode?
Hi Gerrit, You need to go to "Advanced Options" to get to the window that permits you to enter the File Installation Key (see b...

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Sun-Planet block Simscape. Can it rotate as rigid body when 2 members are locked?
It worked fine for me. Attached is the model, below is a screenshot. Perhaps your clutch logic wasn't causing the second speed...

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Modeling a three-wheeled vehicle using Vehicle Dynamics Blockset
Hi João, I think it depends on what effects you wish to model. The block you have identified in Vehicle Dynamics Blockset has ...

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How to change simscape body element properties for multiple accelerated simulation.
You can set the length (and radius) of the Cylindrical Solid block to be a run-time parameter, which would allow you to vary thi...

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Simulink contact modeling, how can I avoid using the convex hull?
Hi Lindsay, If you use the STL file by itself, the exported geometry for contact modeling is the convex hull. For stairs, that...

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Trouble importing Solidworks part into Simscape Multibody
To import an assembly from SolidWorks, you need to export it using Simscape Multibody Link. This will export the XML file with ...

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simulink error loading simscape multibody file in another computer
This can be fixed by going to the Model Workspace of the Simulink model and removing the path. As long as MATLAB can find the f...

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Modelling a moving pulley in Simscape Multibody/ simulating a cable disengaging with a pulley
That diagnostic can indicate a number of problems with your model. Common reasons for this diagnostic are: Your solver setti...

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Purpose of 6-DOF Joint in Robotic Architectures
The 6-DOF Joint is typically used to set the initial position of the robot body. The initial positions of the arms, legs, or ot...

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Is there an efficient way to repeat and connect copies of the same imported geometry and tie it to a user input on the number desired?
You can use the MATLAB commands add_block() to add as many copies of the subsystem you want, and add_line() will let you connect...

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How to create a pressure sensor between the working body of the manipulator and another solid?
The Spatial Contact Force block can measure the normal force between two solids, and you can convert that to pressure by dividin...

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Set default background color for Simscape Mechanics explorer views
I would really like that option, too, but for the moment there isn't a preference setting for that. What I have done is save a ...

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Modifying Spool Block to include variable radius
The way your system is drawn, it doesn't seem like you should need a change in spool radius or wrap angle. However, it seems yo...

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Modelling a spinning disk attached to a rod in simscape multibody
A model that is quite close to what you describe has been attached to this post: https://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/answer...

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Modelling Foucault's pendulum attached to a cylindrical disk in Simscape Multibody
Hi Jake - attached to this answer is a model I built that I believe models the system you describe. Please note the location of...

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PMLSM simulation based on SVPWM
Hi - please see this example: https://www.mathworks.com/help/releases/R2021b/physmod/sps/ug/three-phase-pmlsm-drive.html -...

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Describe the steps for create a mask with subsystems, simulink & multibody
Hi Jessica, There are a lot of things you can do with a Simulink Mask. The Simulink documentation describes each of these capa...

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Advantages of Simulink Multibody over other Multibody Software
Which simulation tool you use depends on many things, including your application, task you wish to perform, your experience leve...

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Simscape "Boost Converter" not functioning as expected.
As recommended by Antonio above: Open-loop analysis with stand-alone boost converter - use an ideal voltage source with value a...

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Solver was unable to reduce the step size without violating the minimum step size value
I examined your model. The diagnostic clearly points to the heat exchanger components. If you eliminate them from the loop, th...

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How can I actuate spherical joint of Simscape/Multibody not by torque but by motion?
Through R2021b, the Spherical joint can only be directly actuated using a torque. You do have options for actuating a joint t...

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Simscape Multibody will not move
Hi Andy - you appear to have rigidly attached your wheels to the platform and to the World frame. Your landing gear should be c...

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Creating Gears with Extruded Solid
Take a look a this File Exchange submission: Simscape Multibody Parts Library https://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/filee...

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I have Solar ,Battery in Discrete model but i want to run in continuous time
If your simulation results change when you switch from a variable-step solver to a fixed-step solver, you probably need to reduc...

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