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Translational Spring

Linear 1D translational spring

 

Description

Equations

Variables

Connections

Parameters

Modelica Standard Library

Description

The Translational Spring (or Spring) component models a linear 1-D translational spring connected between two flanges.

Equations

f=csrelsrel0=fa=fb

srel=sbsa

Variables

Name

Units

Description

Modelica ID

f

N

Force between flanges (positive in direction of flange axis R)

f

fx

N

Force applied to flangex,xa,b

flange_x.f

srel

m

Relative distance between flanges

s_rel

sx

m

Absolute position of flangex,xa,b

flange_x.s

Connections

Name

Description

Modelica ID

flangea

Left flange of compliant 1-dim. translational component

flange_a

flangeb

Right flange of compliant 1-dim. translational component

flange_b

Parameters

Name

Default

Units

Description

Modelica ID

c

1

Nm

Spring constant

c

srel0

0

m

Unstretched spring length

s_rel0

Modelica Standard Library

The component described in this topic is from the Modelica Standard Library. To view the original documentation, which includes author and copyright information, click here.

See Also

1-D Mechanical Overview

Translational Springs and Dampers