chrono::vehicle::MacPhersonStrut Class Reference

Description

MacPherson strut suspension constructed with data from file.

#include <MacPhersonStrut.h>

Inheritance diagram for chrono::vehicle::MacPhersonStrut:
Collaboration diagram for chrono::vehicle::MacPhersonStrut:

Public Member Functions

 MacPhersonStrut (const std::string &filename)
 
 MacPhersonStrut (const rapidjson::Document &d)
 
virtual double getSpindleMass () const override
 Return the mass of the spindle body.
 
virtual double getStrutMass () const override
 Return the mass of the strut body.
 
virtual double getLCAMass () const override
 Return the mass of the lower control body.
 
virtual double getUprightMass () const override
 Return the mass of the upright body.
 
virtual double getSpindleRadius () const override
 Return the radius of the spindle body (visualization only).
 
virtual double getSpindleWidth () const override
 Return the width of the spindle body (visualization only).
 
virtual double getStrutRadius () const override
 Return the radius of the strut body (visualization only).
 
virtual double getLCARadius () const override
 Return the radius of the lower control arm body (visualization only).
 
virtual double getUprightRadius () const override
 Return the radius of the upright body (visualization only).
 
virtual const ChVectorgetSpindleInertia () const override
 Return the moments of inertia of the spindle body.
 
virtual const ChVectorgetStrutInertia () const override
 Return the moments of inertia of the strut body.
 
virtual const ChVectorgetLCAInertia () const override
 Return the moments of inertia of the lower control arm body.
 
virtual const ChVectorgetUprightInertia () const override
 Return the moments of inertia of the upright body.
 
virtual double getAxleInertia () const override
 Return the inertia of the axle shaft.
 
virtual double getSpringRestLength () const override
 Return the free (rest) length of the spring element.
 
virtual ChSpringForceCallbackgetSpringForceCallback () const override
 Return the callback function for spring force.
 
virtual ChSpringForceCallbackgetShockForceCallback () const override
 Return the callback function for shock force.
 
- Public Member Functions inherited from chrono::vehicle::ChMacPhersonStrut
 ChMacPhersonStrut (const std::string &name)
 
virtual bool IsSteerable () const finaloverride
 Specify whether or not this suspension can be steered.
 
virtual bool IsIndependent () const finaloverride
 Specify whether or not this is an independent suspension.
 
virtual void Initialize (std::shared_ptr< ChBodyAuxRef > chassis, const ChVector<> &location, std::shared_ptr< ChBody > tierod_body, double left_ang_vel=0, double right_ang_vel=0) override
 Initialize this suspension subsystem. More...
 
virtual void AddVisualizationAssets (VisualizationType vis) override
 Add visualization assets for the suspension subsystem. More...
 
virtual void RemoveVisualizationAssets () override
 Remove visualization assets for the suspension subsystem.
 
virtual double GetMass () const override
 Get the total mass of the suspension subsystem.
 
double GetSpringForce (VehicleSide side) const
 Get the force in the spring element.
 
double GetSpringLength (VehicleSide side) const
 Get the current length of the spring element.
 
double GetSpringDeformation (VehicleSide side) const
 Get the current deformation of the spring element.
 
double GetShockForce (VehicleSide side) const
 Get the force in the shock (damper) element.
 
double GetShockLength (VehicleSide side) const
 Get the current length of the shock (damper) element.
 
double GetShockVelocity (VehicleSide side) const
 Get the current deformation velocity of the shock (damper) element.
 
ChVector Get_LCA_sph_pos (VehicleSide side)
 Global coordinates, LCA ball joint position.
 
virtual void LogConstraintViolations (VehicleSide side) override
 Global coordinates, strut ball joint position. More...
 
virtual std::shared_ptr< ChBodyGetLeftBody () const override
 Specify the left body for a possible antirollbar subsystem. More...
 
virtual std::shared_ptr< ChBodyGetRightBody () const override
 Specify the right body for a possible antirollbar subsystem. More...
 
void LogHardpointLocations (const ChVector<> &ref, bool inches=false)
 Log the locations of all hardpoints. More...
 
- Public Member Functions inherited from chrono::vehicle::ChSuspension
 ChSuspension (const std::string &name)
 
std::shared_ptr< ChBodyGetSpindle (VehicleSide side) const
 Get a handle to the spindle body on the specified side.
 
std::shared_ptr< ChShaftGetAxle (VehicleSide side) const
 Get a handle to the axle shaft on the specified side.
 
std::shared_ptr
< ChLinkLockRevolute
GetRevolute (VehicleSide side) const
 Get a handle to the revolute joint on the specified side.
 
const ChVectorGetSpindlePos (VehicleSide side) const
 Get the global location of the spindle on the specified side.
 
const ChQuaternionGetSpindleRot (VehicleSide side) const
 Get the orientation of the spindle body on the specified side. More...
 
const ChVectorGetSpindleLinVel (VehicleSide side) const
 Get the linear velocity of the spindle body on the specified side. More...
 
ChVector GetSpindleAngVel (VehicleSide side) const
 Get the angular velocity of the spindle body on the specified side. More...
 
double GetAxleSpeed (VehicleSide side) const
 Get the angular speed of the axle on the specified side.
 
void Synchronize (VehicleSide side, const TireForce &tire_force)
 Update the suspension subsystem: apply the provided tire forces. More...
 
void ApplyAxleTorque (VehicleSide side, double torque)
 Apply the provided motor torque. More...
 
- Public Member Functions inherited from chrono::vehicle::ChPart
 ChPart (const std::string &name)
 Construct a vehicle subsystem with the specified name. More...
 
const std::string & GetName () const
 Get the name identifier for this track shoe subsystem.
 
void SetName (const std::string &name)
 Set the name identifier for this track shoe subsystem.
 
void SetVisualizationType (VisualizationType vis)
 Set the visualization mode for this subsystem.
 

Additional Inherited Members

- Protected Types inherited from chrono::vehicle::ChMacPhersonStrut
enum  PointId {
  SPINDLE, UPRIGHT, LCA_F, LCA_B,
  LCA_U, LCA_CM, SHOCK_C, SHOCK_U,
  SPRING_C, SPRING_U, TIEROD_C, TIEROD_U,
  NUM_POINTS
}
 Identifiers for the various hardpoints. More...
 
- Protected Attributes inherited from chrono::vehicle::ChMacPhersonStrut
std::shared_ptr< ChBodym_upright [2]
 handles to the upright bodies (left/right)
 
std::shared_ptr< ChBodym_strut [2]
 handles to the upper control arm bodies (left/right)
 
std::shared_ptr< ChBodym_LCA [2]
 handles to the lower control arm bodies (left/right)
 
std::shared_ptr
< ChLinkLockCylindrical
m_cylindricalStrut [2]
 handles to the strut-LCA cylindrical joints (left/right)
 
std::shared_ptr< ChLinkUniversalm_universalStrut [2]
 handles to the chassis-strut universal joints (left/right)
 
std::shared_ptr
< ChLinkLockRevolute
m_revoluteLCA [2]
 handles to the chassis-LCA revolute joints (left/right)
 
std::shared_ptr
< ChLinkLockSpherical
m_sphericalLCA [2]
 handles to the upright-LCA spherical joints (left/right)
 
std::shared_ptr< ChLinkDistancem_distTierod [2]
 handles to the tierod distance constraints (left/right)
 
std::shared_ptr< ChLinkSpringCBm_shock [2]
 handles to the spring links (left/right)
 
std::shared_ptr< ChLinkSpringCBm_spring [2]
 handles to the shock links (left/right)
 
- Protected Attributes inherited from chrono::vehicle::ChSuspension
std::shared_ptr< ChBodym_spindle [2]
 handles to spindle bodies
 
std::shared_ptr< ChShaftm_axle [2]
 handles to axle shafts
 
std::shared_ptr< ChShaftsBodym_axle_to_spindle [2]
 handles to spindle-shaft connectors
 
std::shared_ptr
< ChLinkLockRevolute
m_revolute [2]
 handles to spindle revolute joints
 
- Protected Attributes inherited from chrono::vehicle::ChPart
std::string m_name