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MotionVisualizer software

Discussion in 'DIY Motion Simulator Building Q&A / FAQ' started by chadat23, Apr 30, 2021.

  1. chadat23

    chadat23 New Member

    Apr 13, 2021
    Mech Eng turned Park Ranger
    Californa, US
    +4 / 0 / -0
    After both being impressed by, and raising an eyebrow over SimCalc I wrote something kind of similar. It's pretty rough in some regards but I've done some testing comparing it to CAD models and it seems to be giving accurate results but I fully encourage others with access to CAD software to do the same (roughly speaking, if you adjust your CTC angles by 1 degree and compare that to how much the main platform moves, that's the same ratio as the torque of the motor to the pitch or roll torque, and similar stores for speeds)

    I intentionally left out a lot of stuff like linear velocities and max values because they all seemed redundant or potentially misleading. Also, more outputs means more development time and room for mistakes :) If people have ideas, recommendations, or questions, please don't hesitate.


    Download: https://github.com/chadat23/MotionVisualizer/releases/download/v0.0.2/MotionVisualizer_0.0.2.exe

    Change Log v0.0.2:
    • Fixed math bug.
    • Added Save and Open functionality.
    • Updated Info tab.
    • Added linear speed and acc. tabs.
    • Added inspection radii to inputs.
    • Fixed plot labels.
    • Added pushrod length to outputs.
    • Added Alphas tab.
    • Added max angular speeds to outputs.
    • Added inertia to inputs.

    Last edited: May 5, 2021
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  3. noorbeast

    noorbeast VR Tassie Devil Staff Member Moderator Race Director

    Jul 13, 2014
    Innovative tech specialist for NGOs
    St Helens, Tasmania, Australia
    +9,585 / 46 / -2
    My Motion Simulator:
    3DOF, DC motor, JRK
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