10 Replies Latest reply on Aug 25, 2017 9:09 AM by Bill McEachern

    Contact Force Solidworks Motion

    Joana Alves

      I am trying to determine the contact forces between the wheels and the floor, in a four-wheeler.

      I can run the simulation in solidworks motion. I select "Results and Plots" and choose "Contact Force" between wheel and floor. However the given results does not correspond to the ones I calculate theoretically.

       

      Why does this happen? What type of calcuation does the solidworks?

       

      I'm using version 2016.

       

      Thanks in advance