Kinematic FB | Add Cam-Data FB

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Kinematic FB | Add Cam-Data FB

Cam-Data FB

2D-Cam: Elements, Parameters, Analysis, Coordinates

1.Add a 2D-Cam - see Add 2D-Cam

2.Review the 2D-Cam's Display, Properties - see 2D-Cam dialog-box

Then:

3.Add a Cam-Data FB - see below

4.Link the 2D-Cam to the Cam-Data FB - see below

Then:

5.Analyze 5 different parameters for the 2D-Cam - see Cam-Data FB - Analysis Parameters

6.Calculate the Cam-Coordinates - see Cam-Data dialog-box - Cam-Coordinates

Add Cam-Data FB

Cam-Data FB in Graphic-Area

Cam-Data FB in Graphic-Area

STEP 1: Add the Cam-Data FB to the graphic area  

Add Motion FB

1.Click Kinematics FB toolbar > Cam-Data FB

or

1.Click Add menu > Cam-Data FB

2.Click the graphic-area

The Cam-Data FB is now in the graphic-area - see left - (and Assembly-Tree).


Now, you must link the Cam-Data FB to a 2D-Cam in the model.

Link the Cam-Data FB to a 2D-Cam

To link the Cam-Data FB to a 2D-Cam, we must open the Cam-Data dialog-box:

Double-click FB to open the dialog-box

1.Double-click the Cam-Data FB to open the Cam-Coordinates dialog-box

- or -

1.See How to open a Dialog-Box

The Cam-Data dialog-box is now open - see below

Now select a 2D-Cam.

Selected 2D-Cam is boxRed-14-1: is  Light Blue  before you select a 2D-Cam from the model.

Cam-Data FB NOT linked to a 2D-Cam

Cam-Data FB NOT linked to a 2D-Cam

Click to select a 2D-Cam

Click to select a 2D-Cam

2.Click a 2D-Cam in the graphic-area or the Assembly-Tree

Cam-Data FB linked to 2D-Cam 'Cam Outer'

Cam-Data FB linked to 2D-Cam 'Cam Outer'

The 2D-Cam is now in the Selected 2D-Cam Red-14-1box.

The 2D-Cam is linked to the Cam-Data FB.


You can now :

Calculate the Cam's Coordinates - see Cam-Coordinates dialog

Analyze 5 Cam parameters - see Cam-Analysis Parameters.