Force is the general term we use for: kinetostatic forces at Pin-Joints, Slide-Joints, Drive Moment and Torques at Pin-Joints, Cam Contact Forces and Spring Forces. We use 'Drive Torque' for the torque, 'Drive Force' for the force a motor must deliver to drive the kinematic-chain.
The Force menu and toolbar configures the 'muscles' of each kinematic-chain
|•||Use the Force menu to configure which element has the 'power' and to turn calculations 'on' or 'off' in the background.|
|•||Add a Spring FB to apply a force function between two Points.|
|•||Add a Force-Data FB to measure the force that acts on an element.|
See : Tutorial 13
The Force menu is a sub-menu to the Add menu.
The Forces toolbar is at the TOP of the vertical panel to the right-side of the graphic-area, in the Mechanism-Editor.