Author Topic: Articulated Vehicles  (Read 65 times)

cadTools_User

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Articulated Vehicles
« on: November 21, 2020, 12:12:24 AM »
Is it possible to use the vehicle turning software to model a simple articulated truck? Similar to this: 

Lars

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Re: Articulated Vehicles
« Reply #1 on: November 21, 2020, 09:32:41 AM »
Try this:
Use the Articulated Bus type, save a copy of an existing vehicle or create a new.
Try to minimize the WB value (near zero). This will simulate a single truck axle.
Turn off Plot for swept path and envelope and do some testing and measure in the drawing.
Set your towed axle between the dual axles.
Set max angle between segments so there is no contact between truck and trailer
« Last Edit: November 21, 2020, 09:59:43 AM by Lars »

cadTools_User

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Re: Articulated Vehicles
« Reply #2 on: November 21, 2020, 06:35:21 PM »
That worked great. Thank You.

I have attached a screenshot for others.