Formula SAE Flexible Body Tutorial

Examples ID    EX75
Status:    Published
Published date:    06/22/2012
Updated:    07/10/2014
Reported In:   Adams (2012.2) - Adams Car


This example shows how to create and import a flexible upright into the FSAE model.


This example shows you how to:

  • Create an MNF file using a parasolid in ViewFlex through Adams/View.
  • Import the MNF file into Adams/Car.
  • Create a full vehicle assembly with the flexible body subsystem.
  • Compare a simulation with a flexible upright vs. a simulation with a rigid upright.
  • View an animation to show the stress in the flexible body throughout the event using the Adams/Durability plugin.

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