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Tapered Cylinder Geometry

Display a cylinder that can have two different radius lengths at both ends

 

Description

Connections

Parameters

See Also

Description

The length of the tapered cylinder shape is displayed between the points at which frame_a and frame_b are attached in the model workspace.

You can connect this shape to the frames of a single modeling component or you can connect this component to the frames of two different modeling components.

If you want to display a cone shape, specify a value of 0 for one of the radius parameters.

Connections

Name

Description

frame_a

Defines the location of the first cylinder end.

frame_b

Defines the location of the second cylinder end.

Parameters

Name

Default

Units

Description

radius

0.1

m

Radius at frame_a.

radius2

0.2

m

Radius at frame_b.

color

red

-

Color of the tapered cylinder. 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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