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simscape.multibody.SphericalPrimitive class

Package: simscape.multibody
Superclasses: simscape.multibody.JointPrimitive

Construct spherical joint primitive

Description

Use an object of the simscape.multibody.SphericalPrimitive class to construct a spherical joint primitive. A spherical joint primitive has three rotational degrees of freedom and can model an arbitrary 3-D rotation. The spherical primitive appears in many joint objects, such as simscape.multibody.TelescopingJoint and simscape.multibody.SphericalJoint.

Set the ForceLaws property of a spherical joint primitive to a simscape.multibody.SphericalSpringDamper object to apply a torque to the primitive.

Class Attributes

Sealed
true
ConstructOnLoad
true
RestrictsSubclassing
true

For information on class attributes, see Class Attributes.

Creation

Description

sp = simscape.multibody.SphericalPrimitive constructs a spherical joint primitive with default values.

Version History

Introduced in R2022a