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Disk

Contactable disk

 

Description

Connections

Parameters

Description

The Disk element models a contactable disk. The contactable surfaces are the top and bottom of the disk. The thickness of the disk is used as the uncompressed length, L0, in the contact force computation (for details, see Multibody Contact Modes).

Connections

Name

Description

Modelica ID

framea

Center of disk

frame_a

porta

Contact port

port_a

Parameters

Name

Default

Units

Description

Modelica ID

R

1

m

Radius of disk

R

T

0

m

Thickness of surface

T

center

false

-

True means frame is centered in thickness, otherwise flush with top surface (only for T > 0)

center

en

[1,0,0]

-

Direction of surface normal

enorm

visualization

false

-

True means geometry is visible in playback

visualization

Color

green

-

Color of the disk

color

See Also

Elements

Multibody

Multibody Contacts