MATHEMATICS, SIMULATION AND MODELLING

DynaFlexPro 3.0

12 September 2007

Maplesoft

Maplesoft has released DynaFlexPro 3.0, for the modelling and simulation of mechanical multibody systems. The new version includes improvements to the software’s usability and numerical efficiency.

New user interfaces guide users through the model development process with step-by-step instructions, buttons, and dialog boxes. The Equation Builder Assistant walks users through the process of converting the model description to kinematic and dynamic equations that describe the motion of the system.

The software combines graph theory with engineering mechanics in algorithms that automatically generate the system equations from a system model. It features optimised simulation code for real-time and hardware-in-loop applications. It makes use of the Maple software interface to symbolically generate the equations of motion for the mechanism, to increase understanding of the physical processes.

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