This file enables the export of CAD assemblies from Onshape® for use in Simscape Multibody. The entire assembly is exported, including geometry, mass, inertia, joints, and other important aspects of the CAD model. No installation of CAD software is required.
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Please read the README.txt file to get started.
To find other Simscape examples, search for posts with the keyword "physical modeling"
To learn more about MathWorks Simscape Products, go to:
Steve Miller (2020). Onshape CAD Export to Simscape Multibody (https://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/fileexchange/60820-onshape-cad-export-to-simscape-multibody), MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .
Hi, When I create my model and try to assemble it I get an error that reads:
['WattLinkage2']: The following errors were found in the model WattLinkage2.
['WattLinkage2/Solver Configuration']: *** Model not assembled: position violation *** Resolve this issue in order to simulate the model.
Any ideas on how to fix this? I am running Matlab R2018b
K F: Make sure you have installed Simscape and Simscape Multibody. Both of these are required for export. It sounds like you do not have them installed. --Steve
Hi, I am getting a "Undefined function or variable 'pmsl_checklicense'." when trying to run this. Any ideas? I'm on R2016b.
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