Sphere to Cone Contact Force (3D)

This block implements a contact force between a sphere and a cone. The force is active outside and inside the cone.

This is part of the Simscape Multibody Contact Forces Library

Frame connected to ConB port:

  1. Located at widest end of the cone
  2. Z-axis is aligned with the cone axis
  3. Active range: counter-clockwise from -x axis of ConB

Frame connected to SphF port:

  1. Located at center of sphere
  2. Orientation does not matter

Output signal is a bus with intermediate calculations and total force.