Motion analysis software

Discussion in 'Software' started by catsketcher, Apr 19, 2010.

  1. catsketcher
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    catsketcher Senior Member

    Gday

    I am interested in some motion analysis software for a Rhino model I have. It has moving parts on it and I want to use software to refine the parts.

    I know solidworks has motion analysis. I am happy with Rhino so are there any plug ins or software that does this. Alibre seems to have some capabilities for this - Is this a good bit of kit?

    cheers

    Phil Thompson
     
  2. conceptia
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    conceptia Naval Architect

    if you are looking for wave motion analysis, then Solidworks does not have the capability to do it..
     
  3. catsketcher
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    catsketcher Senior Member

    relative motion of parts

    No - not sea motion. What I want to do is to refine the shape of parts that hinge. No design just checking for collisions and touching when parts move relative to one another

    cheers

    Phil
     
  4. conceptia
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    yeah for that solidworks is the best option.
     
  5. PI Design
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    PI Design Senior Member

    Msc Adams is the best, but is expensive. Things likesolidworks and NX also do simple stuff.
     

  6. bhnautika
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    Catsketcher Bongo the animation plugin for rhino can handle a lot of different movements and constraints.
     
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