[ODE] crash test dummy (mannequin)
Jean de Largentaye
jean at largentaye.org
Wed Aug 2 09:15:37 MST 2006
I would've suggested looking at the source code of Porrasturvat and
Rekaturvat ("Stair Dismount" and "Truck Dismount"), but I seem unable
to find it anymore. I was pretty sure it was released. You can try
searching in that direction... or maybe I busted a neuron, again.
On 8/2/06, Megan Fox <shalinor at gmail.com> wrote:
> Depending on what you're doing with the ragdoll, you may want to
> consider motors at the joints to give them a certain amount of
> resistance to being bent too far (set the stops fairly close to the
> limits of free movement that you want, but set the resistance forces
> such that the joint applies only a small amount of constraint force).
> A ragdoll is, well, literally a ragdoll - it flops aroud. If you're
> trying to get something a little more human-ish, a certain amount of
> resistance to bends beyond a certain angle is desirable.
> Of course, if you want the body to fly comically out the front window
> when it hits something, then a loose, floppy ragdoll is precisely what
> you want.
> On 8/2/06, Bram Stolk <bram at sara.nl> wrote:
> > I wrote:
> > > For a small ODE application, I'm in need of a crash test dummy.
> > Ah... I now understand that the technical term for this is rag-doll.
> > Some pointers are available in the list archives.
> > I will document my findings on this ODE Wiki page:
> > http://opende.sourceforge.net/wiki/index.php/HOWTO_rag-doll
> > More pointers are apreciated.
> > Bram
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