Sphere

Contactable sphere

 Description The Sphere element models a contactable sphere. The radius of the sphere is used as the uncompressed length, ${L}_{0}$, in the contact force computation (for details, see Multibody Contact Modes).

Connections

 Name Description Modelica ID ${\mathrm{frame}}_{a}$ Center of sphere frame_a ${\mathrm{port}}_{a}$ Contact port port_a

Parameters

 Name Default Units Description Modelica ID visualization $\mathrm{false}$ - True means geometry is visible in playback visualization Color $\mathrm{orange}$ - Color of the sphere color $R$ $0.1$ $m$ Radius R