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Applying Displacement Constraint

Applying Displacement Constraint

Applying Displacement Constraint

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I'm having difficulty in defining a displacement/velocity constraint on a part. I want this particular part to be stationary from time = 0 to time =.005 seconds; then, the part would rotate and move axially based on a certain spring force. Can anyone please give me suggestions?

RE: Applying Displacement Constraint

Fit a fixed joint. At t=0.005 deactivate the joint.

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RE: Applying Displacement Constraint

(OP)
Hi Greg,
Thanks for your valuable advice. I don't know how to deactivate a fixed joint after a certain time interval. If you could give me more details on this, that will be very much appreciated.
-Agdyp

RE: Applying Displacement Constraint

Well, I'm sure the help files will help. I don't have ADAMS on this computer. I think the command is DEACTIVATE

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