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By Ahmed A. Shabana

Dynamics of Multibody platforms introduces multibody dynamics, with an emphasis on versatile physique dynamics. Many universal mechanisms resembling cars, house constructions, robots, and micro machines have mechanical and structural structures that include interconnected inflexible and deformable elements. The dynamics of those large-scale, multibody platforms are hugely nonlinear, featuring advanced difficulties that during so much circumstances can purely be solved with computer-based strategies. The e-book starts with a assessment of the fundamental principles of kinematics and the dynamics of inflexible and deformable our bodies sooner than relocating directly to extra complicated issues and computing device implementation. This re-creation contains vital new advancements in relation to the matter of enormous deformations and numerical algorithms as utilized to versatile multibody platforms. The book's wealth of examples and useful purposes may be priceless to graduate scholars, researchers, and training engineers engaged on a wide selection of versatile multibody structures.

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These kinematic constraints can be formulated by using a set of algebraic equations that imply that the relative translation between the two bodies along two axes perpendicular to the joint axis as well as the relative rotations between the two bodies must be zero. Similarly, the revolute joint, shown in Fig. 16(b), allows only relative rotation between the two bodies about an axis called the revolute joint axis. One requires five constraint equations: three equations that constrain the relative translation between the two bodies, and two equations that constrain the relative rotation between the two bodies to be only about the joint axis of rotation.

1) r, as shown in Fig. 2) where the vector b1 is drawn perpendicular to the plane OC Q¯ and thus has a direction (v × r¯ ), where v is a unit vector along the axis of rotation OC. The magnitude of the vector b1 is given by |b1 | = a sin θ From Fig. 3) The vector b2 in Eq. 2 has a magnitude given by θ 2 The vector b2 is perpendicular to v and also perpendicular to DQ, whose direction is the same as the unit vector (v × r¯ )/a. Therefore, b2 is the vector |b2 | = a − a cos θ = (1 − cos θ) a = 2a sin2 θ v × (v × r¯ ) θ · = 2[v × (v × r¯ )]sin2 2 a 2 Using Eqs.

However, as previously pointed out, the floating frame of reference formulation was mainly used in solving large reference displacement and small deformation problems. In Chapter 7 of this book, a conceptually different formulation called the absolute nodal coordinate formulation is presented. This formulation can be used efficiently for large deformation problems in flexible multibody system applications. 8 OBJECTIVES AND SCOPE OF THIS BOOK This book is designed to introduce the elements that are basic for formulating the dynamic equations of motion of rigid and deformable bodies.

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