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Multi-body Simulation

Course 820532392 in SS 2023

General Data

Course Type lecture
Semester Weekly Hours 2 SWS
Organisational Unit Chair of Applied Mechanics (Prof. Rixen)
Lecturers Tomas Slimak
Andreas Zwölfer
Responsible/Coordination: Daniel Rixen
Dates Wed, 09:00–11:00, MW 2050

Assignment to Modules

Further Information

Courses are together with exams the building blocks for modules. Please keep in mind that information on the contents, learning outcomes and, especially examination conditions are given on the module level only – see section "Assignment to Modules" above.

additional remarks Multibody systems are technical systems consisting of different rigid or flexible bodies that are interconnected. The connections may be modeled with classical force laws (massless springs and dampers, actuators, contact) or realized by kinematical constraints, e.g. joints. In the meantime multibody simulation programs are well established and can be found in a variety of industrial sectors, for example in aeronautical engineering or in the automobile industry. In consideration of initial and boundary values, a multibody simulation provides the transient motion of the bodies as well as the forces and moments acting in the connections between bodies. Embedding the Finite Element Method (FEM) into the framework allows to concurrently simulate rigid and flexible bodies and their interactions. Topics: 1. Dynamics of rigid bodies (Newton-Euler equations, Lagrange equations, Hamilton principle, ...) 2. Relative kinematics in space (spatial rotations, ...) 3. Assembly of a multibody system (link forces, constraints, ...) 4. Considering flexible bodies 5. Time integration (Newmark integration scheme, linear/nonlinear systems, constraints, ...)
Links E-Learning course (e. g. Moodle)
TUMonline entry

Equivalent Courses (e. g. in other semesters)

SS 2022 Multi-body Simulation Zwölfer, A.
Responsible/Coordination: Rixen, D.
Wed, 09:00–11:00, MW 2050
SS 2021 Multi-body Simulation Rixen, D. Zwölfer, A. Wed, 09:00–11:00
SS 2020 Multi-body Simulation (MW0866, online) Rixen, D. Seiwald, P. Wed, 09:00–11:00, MW 2050
SS 2019 Multi-body Simulation Rixen, D. Seiwald, P. Wed, 09:00–11:00, MW 2050
SS 2018 Multi-body Simulation Wed, 09:00–11:00, MW 2050
SS 2017 Multi-body Simulation Wed, 09:00–11:00, MW 2050
Wed, 09:00–11:00, MW 2050
SS 2016 Multi-body Simulation Wed, 09:00–11:00, MW 2050
SS 2015 Multi-body Simulation Mon, 08:00–10:00, MW 0250
SS 2014 Multi-body Simulation Mon, 08:00–10:00, MW 0250
and singular or moved dates
SS 2013 Multi-body Simulation
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