chrono::vehicle::NonlinearSpringForce Class Reference


Utility class for specifying a nonlinear translational spring force with pre-tension.

F = P - mapK(length - rest_length)

#include <ChSubsysDefs.h>

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Public Member Functions

 NonlinearSpringForce (double preload=0)
 NonlinearSpringForce (const std::vector< std::pair< double, double >> &dataK, double preload=0)
void add_pointK (double x, double y)
virtual double evaluate (double time, double rest_length, double length, double vel, const ChLinkTSDA &link) override
 Calculate and return the general spring-damper force at the specified configuration. More...
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- Public Member Functions inherited from chrono::vehicle::SpringForce
 SpringForce (double preload)
void enable_stops (double min_length, double max_length)
void set_stops (const std::vector< std::pair< double, double >> &data_bump, const std::vector< std::pair< double, double >> &data_rebound)
void set_stops (double bump_coefficient, double rebound_coefficient)
double evaluate_stops (double length)

Additional Inherited Members

- Protected Attributes inherited from chrono::vehicle::SpringForce
double m_P
bool m_stops
double m_min_length
double m_max_length
ChFunction_Recorder m_bump
ChFunction_Recorder m_rebound

Member Function Documentation

◆ evaluate()

double chrono::vehicle::NonlinearSpringForce::evaluate ( double  time,
double  rest_length,
double  length,
double  vel,
const ChLinkTSDA link 

Calculate and return the general spring-damper force at the specified configuration.

If the link has internal ODE states, the current states can be accessed with link->GetStates().

timecurrent time
rest_lengthundeformed length
lengthcurrent length
velcurrent velocity (positive when extending)
linkassociated TSDA link

Implements chrono::ChLinkTSDA::ForceFunctor.

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