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Simulation of a bicycle rim

Question asked by Heitor Andrade on Mar 7, 2014
Latest reply on Mar 7, 2014 by Heitor Andrade

I am trying to simulate a static load on a bicycle rim, image bellow, by aplying the load directly on the rim with nonuniform distribution with cylindrical coordinates as to obey the equation P=F*sin(theta). I've seen that in cylindrical coordinate the y variable becomes theta, but cant understand how to use sine function on the equations.Untitled.jpg


thanks for the help