Add Gearing FB

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Add Gearing FB

Why use a Gearing Function-Block?

See also

Gearing FB dialog-box

How to Connect FBs

Terminology and Definitions

Gearing FB :

The Gearing FB modifies motion data with a linear equation/function. It has 3 parameters - see below

Gearing FB function

The Gearing FB modifies the data at its input-connector with this linear equation:

Output = (1r * (Input + 2r)) + 3r

Use the Gearing FB dialog-box to edit the three parameters Red-14-1bRed-14-2Red-14-3.

Add Gearing FB

Add :

STEP 1: Add a Gearing FB to the graphic-area

Add Gearing FB

1.Click Kinematics FB toolbar > Gearing FB

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1.Click Add menu > Add Gearing FB

2.Click the graphic-area

The Gearing FB is now in the graphic-area (and Assembly-Tree).

Edit :

STEP 2: Open the Gearing FB dialog-box

1.Double-click a Gearing FB in the graphic-area or Assembly-Tree

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1.See How to Open a Dialog-Box

Dialog :

STEP 3: See Gearing FB dialog-box


The default parameters in the Gearing FB do not change the motion-values at the output-connector.

Connect a Gearing FB to the input of a Motion FB to change the frequency of a motion.

Connect a Motion FB to the input of a Gearing FB to change the amplitude and/or direction of a motion.