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An Energy-Based Approach to the Dynamics of Impacts in Unilaterally-Constrained Multibody Systems

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Seyed Ali Modarres Najafabadi, József Kövecses, Jorge Angeles

McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada

Paper No. DETC2007-35736, pp. 475-484; 10 pages
doi:10.1115/DETC2007-35736
From:
  • ASME 2007 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference
  • Volume 5: 6th International Conference on Multibody Systems, Nonlinear Dynamics, and Control, Parts A, B, and C
  • Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, September 4–7, 2007
  • Conference Sponsors: Design Engineering Division and Computers and Information in Engineering Division
  • ISBN: 0-7918-4806-X | eISBN: 0-7918-3806-4
  • Copyright © 2007 by ASME

abstract

This paper introduces a novel approach to dynamics analysis of contacts involving multibody systems, and particularly the case of simultaneous multiple-point impact. This approach is based on an analysis of energy absorption and restitution during impact, using a decomposition technique, which exactly decouples the kinetic energy associated with the normal and tangential directions of the contact pairs. Such decomposition leads to a generalized definition of the energetic coefficient of restitution, which allows for consideration of simultaneous multiple-point contact scenarios. The main advantages of this new definition and the potential applications of the said technique are highlighted.

Copyright © 2007 by ASME

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