[ODE] high accuracy cable physics
bcsanches at gmail.com
Thu May 10 09:51:42 MST 2007
does anyone know a place where I can find a cable sample using ODE (or any
other physics engine)?? I basically have the same problem here, I need to
simulate a crane.
Thanks in advance!
On 5/10/07, Remi Ricard <remi.ricard at simlog.com> wrote:
> > Hi Remi,
> > El Thursday 19 April 2007 17:46:44 escribió:
> >> I will have to lift heavy load for variable length cable. Almost done
> >> with a new joint I made.
> >> (slider with universal)
> > did you contribute this joint to the ode library? If not, would you mind
> > sharing it with me, or just givnig me some advice on how to add a new
> I will put the patch for the new joint on the Source forge web site.
> In currently in a testing phase. So in the new week or two the I should
> be able to send the patch.
> > I've considered doing my own joint several times, but i didn't try yet.
> To create a new joint it is not obvious but it is not too hard. An
> article (in pdf) on Russ web site and looking at the function GetInfo2
> will help.
> >> I tried ball and universal and my choicee went to universal.
> >> I set the limits to -0 and 0 and add a small FMax so there is a little
> >> resistance to binding/folding.
> > I don't remember if I asked this before.... did you use an AMotor?
> No since internally a universal joint has motor on its 2 axes.
> So you can set velocity, FMax, etc
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