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Sphere

Contactable sphere

 

Description

Connections

Parameters

Description

The Sphere element models a contactable sphere. The radius of the sphere 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 sphere

frame_a

porta

Contact port

port_a

Parameters

Name

Default

Units

Description

Modelica ID

visualization

false

-

True means geometry is visible in playback

visualization

Color

orange

-

Color of the sphere

color

R

0.1

m

Radius

R

See Also

Elements

Multibody

Multibody Contacts