[ODE] force units on motors?

Jon Watte (ODE) hplus-ode at mindcontrol.org
Sat Sep 22 11:19:23 MST 2007

To get unit coherence, the kg*m would have to be divided by your 
timestep size squared.
However, I have no idea what that means mechanically, not being a 
mechanical engineer.


             / h+

Kevin Quigley wrote:
> What is the force/torque unit expected for dParamFMax?  I saw a thread
> earlier regarding units which said everything is expected as SI and
> referencing http://physics.nist.gov/cuu/Units/units.html.  Force there
> is defined as Newtons (N=kg*m/s^2).
> I'm looking to model a motor where the stall torque was given in km*cm
> and I convert to kg*m for ODE.  If force is expected in Newtons, what
> do I do with kg*m?

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