Edit | Machine-Settings

<< Click to Display Table of Contents >>

Navigation:  MechDesigner Reference & User Interface > 1: General menus & toolbars > Edit >

Edit | Machine-Settings

Machine Setting dialog-box

To Open :


Edit toolbar > Machine-Settings

- or -

Edit menu > Machine Settings

Dialog :

Machine Setting dialog-box

Parameters in dialog: Simulation Speed, Number of Steps in Machine-Cycle, Engineering Units

Top-Tip : CYCLES / MIN = 0.0001 for stationary models.

The force analysis will now include only gravitational and/or spring forces. Inertia, Centrifugal, and Coriolis loads are zero.

You can still move it with a motion, and do a 'quasi-static' force analysis at all positions of interest.

Applications include: Scissor Lifts, Guard Balancing, Counter Balancing.