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Getting Started Using Adams/Car Ride 8 Overview This tutorial guides you through the process of running several analyses on a full vehicle and observing the results of the analyses. This chapter includes the following sections: • Running a Swept-Sine Analysis • Simulating a Rough Road • Simulating a Single Bump This tutorial takes about two hours to complete.

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Getting Started Using Adams/Car Ride 10 Running a Swept-Sine Analysis In this section, you perform a simulation using a basic ride input: a vertical swept-sine displacement disturbance of the tires. Opening the Assembly You first open the assembly on which you will perform the analysis. To open the assembly: 1. From the File menu, point to Open , and then select Assembly . 2. Right-click the Assembly Name text box, point to Search , and then select <aride_shared>/assemblies.tbl . 3. Double-click Vehicle_full_4post_PAC2002.asy . 4. Select OK . Setting up the Analysis Now that the assembly is open, you are ready to set up the analysis. To set up the analysis: 1. From the Ride menu, point to Full-Vehicle Analysis , and then select Four-Post Test Rig . The Full-Vehicle Assembly text box displays the name of the assembly, Vehicle_full_4post_PAC2002 . 2. Enter the following specifications: Output Prefix : swept_heave End Time : 10 Mode of Simulation : interactive Basis for Number of Output Steps : min. number of outputs per input Target Value for Basis : 20 To prevent errors caused by aliasing, sample outputs at a minimum of six times the highest input frequency. A ratio of ten is much better than six; 20 is very good. Never use a ratio less than six. Adams/Car Ride automatically fills in the values under Actual Values Used for Simulation.
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