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bahorton
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Registered: ‎04-17-2013
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constraining an assembly to one motion

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11-12-2013 11:39 AM

When I rotate the drive shaft gear very slowly, the assembly follows the the correct motion path, (figure 1), however, when I rotate it quickly, the assembly snaps the linkages to an orientation that is not physically possibe, but satisfies the geometrical constraints (figure 2).  I can't use contact solver because I am using the adaptive function for my sub-assembly to avoid having to re-constrain many parts. 

 

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JDMather
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Re: constraining an assembly to one motion

11-12-2013 01:13 PM in reply to: bahorton

It is usually better to impart motion with Drive Constraint (or in the Dynamic Simulation environment) than by dragging with mouse.

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