Solution for Multiple four-bar mechanism

Submitted by Alfonso Callejo

Authors Alfonso Callejo
Accuracy 0.7516
CPU time 0.6314
CPU / GPU Intel Core i7 870 @ 2.93 GHz
Operating System Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
Method description

Coordinates: Minimal set of relative coordinates
Equations of motion: Semi-recursive double-step Maggi's formulation (using the "matrix R" method)
Integrator: 4th-order Runge-Kutta
Time step: 0.01 s (fixed)
Programming language: C/C++
Reference: J. Garcia de Jalon, A. Callejo, A. F. Hidalgo, Efficient Solution of Maggi's Equations, J. Comput. Nonlinear Dynam. 7(2), 021003, 2011

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