Vrej Melkonian vmelkon at yahoo.com
Thu Jun 21 17:49:39 MST 2007

Simplify the object. Keep the numbers of triangles
down. Submit the mesh to ODE as a list of vertices and
indices and ODE will run the simulation. Of course,
the more powerful your CPU, the more detail your model
can have.

--- David Wilkie <wilkie at drexel.edu> wrote:

> Does anyone have any experience bringing a CAD model
> int ODE?
> I have a CAD model of a robot, fairly complex, that
> I need to bring
> into a rigid-body dynamics simulator.  My current
> plan of attack is to
> write a COLLADA exporter for Pro/ENGINEER (under
> development
> currently) and then load that COLLADA model into a
> supporting
> simulator.
> Does anyone see any problem with this plan or know
> an easier way?
> Thanks,
> David
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