Dialog: Function-Block: Motion-Dimension

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Dialog: Function-Block: Motion-Dimension

Motion-Dimension FB

see Add Motion-Dimension FB

A Motion-Dimension FB

identifies a Part you want to move as a Motion-Part - a Rocker or Slider.

specifies the starting position of a Motion-Part

specifies the positive direction with increasing motion-values of a Motion-Part

tog_minusTwo FB icons in the Graphic-Area for a Motion-Dimension FB:

Open Motion-Dimension dialog-box



Edit the Motion-Dimension FB that is in the model.

1.Double-click the Motion-Dimension FB in the graphic-area or Assembly-Tree

- or -

1.See How to Open a Dialog-Box

The Motion-Dimension dialog-box is now open.

Motion-Dimension dialog-box

The Motion-Dimension FB function is:

Output = Base-Value + Input



 Base and Motion ValueS 

Red-14-1 Base-Value:

The constant contribution to the output of the Motion-Dimension FB

Red-14-2 Motion-Value: (read-only)

The motion contribution to the output of the Motion-Dimension FB - equal to the motion-values at the input-connector.

Red-14-3 Base-Value + Motion-Value (Constant + Motion)

Base-Value + Motion-Value = Motion-Dimension at the Rocker or Slider.

Note: Units (angular or linear) are defined by the data-type at the input-connector.


Red-14-4 Negate Motion-Values

Positive Motion-Values : Motion-Value × 1 (default)

Negative Motion-Values : Motion-Value × –1

Red-14-5 Negate Base-Values

Positive Base-Value : Base-Value × 1 ( default )

Negative Base-Value - Base-Value × –1


Positive direction of a Motion-Dimension:

Rocker - counter-clockwise angle

Slider  - direction of arrowhead on Slide-Joint  - See Positive Direction of Sliders