chrono::ChLinkMateSpherical Class Reference

Description

Mate constraint of spherical type.

This correspond to the typical point-on-point or spherical joint mating used in 3D CAD assemblies.

#include <ChLinkMate.h>

Inheritance diagram for chrono::ChLinkMateSpherical:
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Public Member Functions

 ChLinkMateSpherical (const ChLinkMateSpherical &other)
 
virtual ChLinkMateSphericalClone () const override
 "Virtual" copy constructor (covariant return type).
 
void Initialize (std::shared_ptr< ChBodyFrame > mbody1, std::shared_ptr< ChBodyFrame > mbody2, bool pos_are_relative, ChVector<> mpt1, ChVector<> mpt2)
 Specialized initialization for coincident mate, given the two bodies to be connected, and two points (each expressed in body or abs. More...
 
virtual void Initialize (std::shared_ptr< ChBodyFrame > mbody1, std::shared_ptr< ChBodyFrame > mbody2, ChFrame<> mabsframe)
 Initialize the generic mate, given the two bodies to be connected, and the absolute position of the mate (the two frames to connect on the bodies will be initially coincindent to that frame).
 
virtual void Initialize (std::shared_ptr< ChBodyFrame > mbody1, std::shared_ptr< ChBodyFrame > mbody2, bool pos_are_relative, ChFrame<> mframe1, ChFrame<> mframe2)
 Initialize the generic mate, given the two bodies to be connected, the positions of the two frames to connect on the bodies (each expressed in body or abs. More...
 
virtual void Initialize (std::shared_ptr< ChBodyFrame > mbody1, std::shared_ptr< ChBodyFrame > mbody2, bool pos_are_relative, ChVector<> mpt1, ChVector<> mpt2, ChVector<> mnorm1, ChVector<> mnorm2)
 Initialization based on passing two vectors (point + dir) on the two bodies, which will represent the X axes of the two frames (Y and Z will be built from the X vector via Gram Schmidt orthonormalization). More...
 
- Public Member Functions inherited from chrono::ChPhysicsItem
 ChPhysicsItem (const ChPhysicsItem &other)
 
ChSystemGetSystem () const
 Get the pointer to the parent ChSystem().
 
virtual void SetSystem (ChSystem *m_system)
 Set the pointer to the parent ChSystem(). More...
 
void AddVisualModel (std::shared_ptr< ChVisualModel > model)
 Add an (optional) visualization model. More...
 
std::shared_ptr< ChVisualModelGetVisualModel () const
 Access the visualization model (if any). More...
 
void AddVisualShape (std::shared_ptr< ChVisualShape > shape, const ChFrame<> &frame=ChFrame<>())
 Add the specified visual shape to the visualization model. More...
 
std::shared_ptr< ChVisualShapeGetVisualShape (unsigned int i) const
 Access the specified visualization shape in the visualization model (if any). More...
 
void AddVisualShapeFEA (std::shared_ptr< ChVisualShapeFEA > shapeFEA)
 Add the specified FEA visualization object to the visualization model. More...
 
std::shared_ptr< ChVisualShapeFEAGetVisualShapeFEA (unsigned int i) const
 Access the specified FEA visualization object in the visualization model (if any). More...
 
virtual unsigned int GetNumVisualModelClones () const
 Return the number of clones of the visual model associated with this physics item. More...
 
void AddCamera (std::shared_ptr< ChCamera > camera)
 Attach a ChCamera to this physical item. More...
 
std::vector< std::shared_ptr< ChCamera > > GetCameras () const
 Get the set of cameras attached to this physics item.
 
virtual bool GetCollide () const
 Tell if the object is subject to collision. More...
 
virtual void AddCollisionModelsToSystem (ChCollisionSystem *coll_sys) const
 Add to the provided collision system any collision models managed by this physics item. More...
 
virtual void RemoveCollisionModelsFromSystem (ChCollisionSystem *coll_sys) const
 Remove from the provided collision system any collision models managed by this physics item. More...
 
virtual void SyncCollisionModels ()
 Synchronize the position and bounding box of any collsion models managed by this physics item.
 
virtual geometry::ChAABB GetTotalAABB ()
 Get the entire AABB axis-aligned bounding box of the object. More...
 
virtual void GetCenter (ChVector<> &mcenter)
 Get a symbolic 'center' of the object. More...
 
virtual void StreamInstate (ChStreamInBinary &mstream)
 Method to deserialize only the state (position, speed) Must be implemented by child classes.
 
virtual void StreamOutstate (ChStreamOutBinary &mstream)
 Method to serialize only the state (position, speed) Must be implemented by child classes.
 
virtual void Setup ()
 This might recompute the number of coordinates, DOFs, constraints, in case this might change (ex in ChAssembly), as well as state offsets of contained items (ex in ChMesh)
 
virtual void SetNoSpeedNoAcceleration ()
 Set zero speed (and zero accelerations) in state, without changing the position. More...
 
virtual int GetDOF ()
 Get the number of scalar coordinates (variables), if any, in this item. More...
 
virtual int GetDOF_w ()
 Get the number of scalar coordinates of variables derivatives (usually = DOF, but might be different than DOF, ex. More...
 
unsigned int GetOffset_x ()
 Get offset in the state vector (position part)
 
unsigned int GetOffset_w ()
 Get offset in the state vector (speed part)
 
unsigned int GetOffset_L ()
 Get offset in the lagrangian multipliers.
 
void SetOffset_x (const unsigned int moff)
 Set offset in the state vector (position part) Note: only the ChSystem::Setup function should use this.
 
void SetOffset_w (const unsigned int moff)
 Set offset in the state vector (speed part) Note: only the ChSystem::Setup function should use this.
 
void SetOffset_L (const unsigned int moff)
 Set offset in the lagrangian multipliers Note: only the ChSystem::Setup function should use this.
 
virtual void IntStateGather (const unsigned int off_x, ChState &x, const unsigned int off_v, ChStateDelta &v, double &T)
 From item's state to global state vectors y={x,v} pasting the states at the specified offsets. More...
 
virtual void IntStateScatter (const unsigned int off_x, const ChState &x, const unsigned int off_v, const ChStateDelta &v, const double T, bool full_update)
 From global state vectors y={x,v} to item's state (and update) fetching the states at the specified offsets. More...
 
virtual void IntStateGatherAcceleration (const unsigned int off_a, ChStateDelta &a)
 From item's state acceleration to global acceleration vector. More...
 
virtual void IntStateScatterAcceleration (const unsigned int off_a, const ChStateDelta &a)
 From global acceleration vector to item's state acceleration. More...
 
virtual void IntStateIncrement (const unsigned int off_x, ChState &x_new, const ChState &x, const unsigned int off_v, const ChStateDelta &Dv)
 Computes x_new = x + Dt , using vectors at specified offsets. More...
 
virtual void IntStateGetIncrement (const unsigned int off_x, const ChState &x_new, const ChState &x, const unsigned int off_v, ChStateDelta &Dv)
 Computes Dt = x_new - x, using vectors at specified offsets. More...
 
virtual void IntLoadResidual_F (const unsigned int off, ChVectorDynamic<> &R, const double c)
 Takes the F force term, scale and adds to R at given offset: R += c*F. More...
 
virtual void IntLoadResidual_Mv (const unsigned int off, ChVectorDynamic<> &R, const ChVectorDynamic<> &w, const double c)
 Takes the M*v term, multiplying mass by a vector, scale and adds to R at given offset: R += c*M*w. More...
 
virtual void IntLoadLumpedMass_Md (const unsigned int off, ChVectorDynamic<> &Md, double &err, const double c)
 Adds the lumped mass to a Md vector, representing a mass diagonal matrix. More...
 
virtual void VariablesFbReset ()
 Sets the 'fb' part (the known term) of the encapsulated ChVariables to zero.
 
virtual void VariablesFbLoadForces (double factor=1)
 Adds the current forces (applied to item) into the encapsulated ChVariables, in the 'fb' part: qf+=forces*factor.
 
virtual void VariablesQbLoadSpeed ()
 Initialize the 'qb' part of the ChVariables with the current value of speeds. More...
 
virtual void VariablesFbIncrementMq ()
 Adds M*q (masses multiplied current 'qb') to Fb, ex. More...
 
virtual void VariablesQbSetSpeed (double step=0)
 Fetches the item speed (ex. More...
 
virtual void VariablesQbIncrementPosition (double step)
 Increment item positions by the 'qb' part of the ChVariables, multiplied by a 'step' factor. More...
 
virtual void InjectVariables (ChSystemDescriptor &mdescriptor)
 Tell to a system descriptor that there are variables of type ChVariables in this object (for further passing it to a solver) Basically does nothing, but maybe that inherited classes may specialize this.
 
virtual void ConstraintsBiLoad_Qc (double factor=1)
 Adds the current Qc (the vector of C_dtdt=0 -> [Cq]*q_dtdt=Qc ) to the known term (b_i) of encapsulated ChConstraints.
 
virtual void ConstraintsFbLoadForces (double factor=1)
 Adds the current link-forces, if any, (caused by springs, etc.) to the 'fb' vectors of the ChVariables referenced by encapsulated ChConstraints.
 
- Public Member Functions inherited from chrono::ChObj
 ChObj (const ChObj &other)
 
int GetIdentifier () const
 Gets the numerical identifier of the object.
 
void SetIdentifier (int id)
 Sets the numerical identifier of the object.
 
double GetChTime () const
 Gets the simulation time of this object.
 
void SetChTime (double m_time)
 Sets the simulation time of this object.
 
const char * GetName () const
 Gets the name of the object as C Ascii null-terminated string -for reading only!
 
void SetName (const char myname[])
 Sets the name of this object, as ascii string.
 
std::string GetNameString () const
 Gets the name of the object as C Ascii null-terminated string.
 
void SetNameString (const std::string &myname)
 Sets the name of this object, as std::string.
 
void MFlagsSetAllOFF (int &mflag)
 
void MFlagsSetAllON (int &mflag)
 
void MFlagSetON (int &mflag, int mask)
 
void MFlagSetOFF (int &mflag, int mask)
 
int MFlagGet (int &mflag, int mask)
 
virtual std::string & ArchiveContainerName ()
 

Additional Inherited Members

- Protected Attributes inherited from chrono::ChPhysicsItem
ChSystemsystem
 parent system
 
std::shared_ptr< ChVisualModelInstancevis_model_instance
 instantiated visualization model
 
std::vector< std::shared_ptr< ChCamera > > cameras
 set of cameras
 
unsigned int offset_x
 offset in vector of state (position part)
 
unsigned int offset_w
 offset in vector of state (speed part)
 
unsigned int offset_L
 offset in vector of lagrangian multipliers
 
- Protected Attributes inherited from chrono::ChObj
double ChTime
 the time of simulation for the object
 

Member Function Documentation

◆ Initialize() [1/3]

void chrono::ChLinkMateGeneric::Initialize

Initialize the generic mate, given the two bodies to be connected, the positions of the two frames to connect on the bodies (each expressed in body or abs.

coordinates).

◆ Initialize() [2/3]

void chrono::ChLinkMateSpherical::Initialize ( std::shared_ptr< ChBodyFrame mbody1,
std::shared_ptr< ChBodyFrame mbody2,
bool  pos_are_relative,
ChVector<>  mpt1,
ChVector<>  mpt2 
)

Specialized initialization for coincident mate, given the two bodies to be connected, and two points (each expressed in body or abs.

coordinates).

Parameters
mbody1first body to link
mbody2second body to link
pos_are_relativetrue: following pos. are relative to bodies.
mpt1point slave 1 (rel. or abs.)
mpt2point master 2 (rel. or abs.)

◆ Initialize() [3/3]

void chrono::ChLinkMateGeneric::Initialize

Initialization based on passing two vectors (point + dir) on the two bodies, which will represent the X axes of the two frames (Y and Z will be built from the X vector via Gram Schmidt orthonormalization).

Note: It is safer and recommended to check whether the final result of the master frame F2 is as your expectation since it could affect the output result of the joint, such as the reaction forces/torques, etc.


The documentation for this class was generated from the following files:
  • /builds/uwsbel/chrono/src/chrono/physics/ChLinkMate.h
  • /builds/uwsbel/chrono/src/chrono/physics/ChLinkMate.cpp