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Force Step

Force step

 

Description

Equations

Variables

Connections

Parameters

Modelica Standard Library

Description

The Force Step component generates a step force at the flange.

The Use Support Flange boolean parameter enables a support flange on the housing. When true (checked) the support flange must be connected in the drawing. When false the component is internally fixed to ground.

Equations

f&equals;fflange&equals;f0{0t<T0fhotherwise

if Use Support Flange then fsupport&equals;f

s&equals;sflange{ssupportUse Support0otherwise

Variables

Name

Units

Description

Modelica ID

f

N

Accelerating force acting at flange

f

fflange

N

Accelerating force acting at flange

flange.f

fsupport

N

Force acting at support

support.f

s

m

Distance between flange and support

s

sflange

m

Position of flange

flange.s

ssupport

m

Position of support

support.s

Connections

Name

Description

Modelica ID

flange

Translational flange

flange

support

Conditional Support Flange

support

Parameters

Name

Default

Units

Description

Modelica ID

fh

1

N

Height of force step

stepForce

f0

0

N

Offset of force

offsetForce

T0

0

s

Time offset of step

startTime

Use Support Flange

false

 

True (checked) enables support flange

useSupport

Modelica Standard Library

The component described in this topic is from the Modelica Standard Library. To view the original documentation, which includes author and copyright information, click here.

See Also

1-D Mechanical Overview

Force Drivers