[ODE] Cylinders on the ground

Ignacio García Fernández ignacio.garcia at uv.es
Thu May 3 03:21:11 MST 2007

El Wednesday 25 April 2007 22:21:21 Alex Silverman escribió:
> Hello all,
> I'm trying to simulate a disc and I'm seeing some strange behavior when
> discs hit the ground.  They act as though they are being affected by some
> force that rights them on their edge, instead of allowing them to rest on
> either face.

Perhaps you are using capped cylinders. They are like pills, or capsules, with 
round top and bottom faces.

If you try to simulate a disk, you will have something like a 'sphere with a 
belt'. This would explain he behavoiur you see.



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