Multibody and Animation Settings

Specify the animation and multibody settings in the Multibody Settings tab ( ).

Select the 3-D Animation check box for to generate an animation of your simulation.

You can specify the following parameter values for models containing multibody mechanical components:

 Parameter Default Description Gravity 9.81 The acceleration due to gravity at the surface of the Earth. The default units are in $\frac{m}{{s}^{2}}$. Gravity vector${\stackrel{}{}}_{}$ $\left[0,-1,0\right]$ Direction of gravity.

In the Multibody Settings tab, you can also control the visualization settings.  For details, see Visualization Settings.