[ODE] Fwd: Re: getting forces from ODE
Jon Watte (ODE)
hplus-ode at mindcontrol.org
Tue Aug 8 10:20:29 MST 2006
For a G meter, I would remember the velocity of the aircraft the last
step, and compare to the velocity this step; given the mass of the
aircraft and the duration of the time step, the G force can easily be
Anders Olofsson wrote:
>> At 17:07 2006-08-07, you wrote:
>>> Also, I found this thread:
>>> But that one is very confusing....
>>> surely what happens here, is calculating acceleration, not
> Yea.. Thats because I mix up force and acceleration all the time! :)
> Anyhow, think of the G meter in a jet aircraft.. Thats exactly what I use
> that code for..
> But you also get the force (hmm or whatever..) in all three body axes.
> I'm satisfied with the result, values looks ok to me.
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