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ADAMS Motion Profile

ADAMS Motion Profile

ADAMS Motion Profile

Hi All,

I want to apply an S-curve motion profile to a pulley in ADAMS.The desired profile is attached here. The max velocity during the motion is 42 rad/sec and the time to reach the max is 0.36 seconda. If someone has any idea on how to generate it, please share it with me.

RE: ADAMS Motion Profile

Hi Greg,
Thanks for the response.
In order to achieve the max velocity of 42 rad/sec in 0.36 seconds, I used this function before "Step5(time,0,0,0.36,42)", but the angular acceleration that I got from this case was 2 times the one that I calculated theoritically. I have never used motion function before, so can you help me in writing the general function. I will be very thankful.

RE: ADAMS Motion Profile

Hi Greg,
Sorry to bother you once again.
As you suggested, I was able to create a spline from the machine data but sometimes when you want to do a different motion test then you do not have the desired motion curve/data. Can you please explain how can I use function bulder to create such type of motion.

RE: ADAMS Motion Profile

Typically you use STEP or IF and split the motion into time segments. But that is ugly, I prefer to set the motion up in a spreadsheet and then cut and paste that into a spline. Then it is easy to visualise and fine tune it. I should warn you, I used to do a lot of direct manipulation of text files, the GUI is a good start but not sufficient.


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