Recursive dynamic algorithm of open-chain multibody system. (English) Zbl 1407.70010

Summary: Open-chain multibody systems have been extensively studied because of their widespread application. Based on the structural characteristics of such a system, the relationship between its hinged bodies was transformed into recursive constraint relationships among the position, velocity, and acceleration of the bodies. The recursive relationships were used along with the Huston-Kane method to select the appropriate generalized coordinates and determine the partial velocity of each body and to develop an algorithm of the entire system. The algorithm was experimentally validated; it has concise steps and low susceptibility to error. Further, the algorithm can readily solve and analyze open-chain multibody systems.


70E55 Dynamics of multibody systems
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