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Spherical Geometry

Display a sphere in your 3-D model

You can attach this component to a single component or connection line in the model workspace. In the 3-D workspace, the origin of the sphere is positioned at the reference frame.

 

Description

Connections

Parameters

See Also

Description

For example, when a Spherical Geometry component is connected to the end of a pendulum model, as shown in the following diagram,

the following is displayed in the 3-D workspace.

Connections

Name

Description

frame_a

Connection to the component or connection line for which you want to display a sphere.

Parameters

Name

Default

Units

Description

radius

0.2

m

Radius of the sphere.

color

red

-

Color of the sphere. For information on using the color selection tools, see Selecting Colors.

Transparent

-

Select this option to make the geometry component transparent.

See Also

Visualization Components

Multibody Overview

The 3-D Visualization Environment

Adding Attached Shapes From the MapleSim Component Library

Adding Attached Shapes From an External File

 

 

 

 

 


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