car_ride_gs_md2010 - 1 Getting Started Using Adams/Car Ride...

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1 Getting Started Using Adams/Car Ride • Introducing Adams/Car Ride • Four-Post Test Rig Tutorial • Component Model Tutorial
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Getting Started Using Adams/Car Ride 2 Introducing Adams/Car Ride
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3 Introducing Adams/Car Ride Overview Overview This chapter introduces you to Adams/Car Ride. It contains the following sections: • About the Tutorials • Starting Adams/Car Ride • Getting Help Online
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Getting Started Using Adams/Car Ride About the Tutorials 4 About the Tutorials We assume that you will work through the tutorials in sequential order. Therefore, we give you more guidance in the beginning and less as you proceed through each tutorial. Component Template Tutorial - under development. Four-Post Test Rig Tutorial - Teaches you how to perform full-vehicle analyses and analyze the results of the analyses. Note: If you choose not to work through the tutorials in sequential order, you may have to reference earlier tutorials for some of the basic concepts.
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5 Introducing Adams/Car Ride Starting Adams/Car Ride Starting Adams/Car Ride Because Adams/Car Ride is a plugin to Adams/Car, you first start Adams/Car and then load Adams/Car Ride. In the UNIX environment, you start Adams/Car from the Adams Toolbar. For information on the Adams Toolbar, see the guide, Running and Configuring Adams on UNIX. In the Windows environment, you start Adams/Car from the Start button. For more information, see the guide, Running Adams on Windows. To load Adams/Car Ride: 1. Start Adams/Car as explained in Starting Adams/Car Standard Interface in the guide Getting Started Using Adams/Car. 2. From the Tools menu, select Plugin Manager . For help on the Plugin Manager, press F1 when the dialog box is active. 3. In the list of plugin names, find aride , and then select one or both of the following: Load - Loads Adams/Car Ride in the current session. Load at Startup - Instructs Adams/Car to load Adams/Car Ride in all future Adams/Car sessions. 4. Select OK . Adams/Car loads Adams/Car Ride. The interface now includes a new menu, Ride.
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Getting Started Using Adams/Car Ride Getting Help Online 6 Getting Help Online When working in Adams/Car Ride, you can get help as follows: From the Help menu, select Adams/Car Ride Help . While working in any dialog box, press the F1 key.
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7 Four-Post Test Rig Tutorial Four-Post Test Rig Tutorial
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Getting Started Using Adams/Car Ride Overview 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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9 Four-Post Test Rig Tutorial Starting Adams/Car Ride Starting Adams/Car Ride Because Adams/Car Ride is a plugin to Adams/Car, you first start Adams/Car and then load Adams/Car Ride.
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