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Tapered Cylinder Geometry

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

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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