Mechanism Design and Mechanism Dynamics > Mechanism Design > Creating Mechanism Models > Measures, Graphs, and Evaluation Methods > Measures > Other Measures > To Create Separation Measures
To Create Separation Measures
1. Click Measures. The Measure Results dialog box opens.
2. Click . The Measure Definition dialog box opens.
3. Type a descriptive name for your measure, or accept the default name.
4. Select Separation from the Type list.
5. Click and select two datum points or vertices on your mechanism.
6. Select a separation type:
Change in speed
7. Select an evaluation method:
Each time step
Root mean square
At time
8. If you select At time, enter a real-number value greater than or equal to zero in the Time entry box.
9. Click OK.
10. Graph the measure.