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SPACAR — Computer Program for Dynamic Analysis of Flexible Spatial Mechanisms and Manipulators

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In this contribution the theoretical background of the computer program SPACAR is presented. The program is based on the finite element formulation for multi-degree of freedom mechanisms. A brief survey of the program and its major modules is given. Three examples, the mechanism and the robot in this handbook and a cantilever beam vibrating with large amplitude, are included to illustrate the capabilities of the program.

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  • Deformation Mode
  • Beam Element
  • Virtual Power
  • Euler Parameter
  • Nominal Trajectory

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Jonker, J.B., Meijaard, J.P. (1990). SPACAR — Computer Program for Dynamic Analysis of Flexible Spatial Mechanisms and Manipulators. In: Schiehlen, W. (eds) Multibody Systems Handbook. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-50995-7_9

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