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Up and Running with Autodesk Inventor Simulation 2011, 2nd Edition by Wasim Younis

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Chapter 5

DP4 – Advanced Simulation Settings

Racing Car Engine Connecting Rod

(Design Problem courtesy of Triple Eight Engineering Ltd)

Joints Introduced/Covered in this Design Problem

Joints Joint creation process
1 Revolution Automatically converted
2 Spherical Automatically converted
3 Point-line Automatically converted
4 Prismatic Automatically converted

Key Features and Workflows Introduced in this Design Problem

Key features/workflows
1 Repairing redundant joints by altering assembly constraints
2 Input Grapher – conditions – logic equations
3 Initializing all joints to 0
4 Friction in joints

Introduction

Triple Eight Race Engineering designs, manufactures, and races Vauxhalls in the British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) ...

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