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Motion of a Vehicle on a Defned Path

Motion of a Vehicle on a Defned Path

Motion of a Vehicle on a Defned Path

Hello Dears,

How a vehicle can be made to travel on a certain path, i.e. moving in a circle in Adams View. Thanks for help.

RE: Motion of a Vehicle on a Defned Path

At steady state it is straightforward, although you'll have to fiddle about with the steer angle to get what you want as a radius. The settling time may be tens of seconds.

More generally, path following in ADAMS is not handled especially well in my opinion. Read up on ADAMS/Driver to see if you can implement a path following driver model. /Car would be a better place to start than /View, obviously.


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