Conference article

A Planar Mechanical Library for Teaching Modelica

Dirk Zimmer
Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt (DLR), Weßling, Germany

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Published in: Proceedings of the 9th International MODELICA Conference; September 3-5; 2012; Munich; Germany

Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings 76:69, s. 681-690

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Published: 2012-11-19

ISBN: 978-91-7519-826-2

ISSN: 1650-3686 (print), 1650-3740 (online)

Abstract

Teaching Modelica to students of a university requires suitable example models. This paper describes a planar mechanical library that is primarily conceived for teaching purposes. It is simple; built out of a few components only but enables the modeling of interesting and complex systems. The library is freely available and supported by various Modelica environments.

Keywords

Education; Multi-body systems; Planar Mechanics

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