Mechanism Design and Mechanism Dynamics > Mechanism Dynamics > Other Measures > To Create Impact Measures
To Create Impact 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 Impact under Type.
5. Click and select one of the following types of connection:
Joint with limits
Cam-follower connection with liftoff enabled
Slot-follower connection
The name of the connection is displayed.
6. Accept Each time step as the evaluation method.
7. Click OK to accept your definitions and return to the Measure Results dialog box.
8. Graph the measure.