Problem 4: Dynamic Analysis of a Wiper Mechanism


Figure 1.

Entities Validated

  • Rigid body
  • Constraints
  • Joint motion – velocity-based rotational

Type of Analysis

  • Dynamic


Any text book on the Theory of Machines and Mechanisms

Model Files

wiper_mechanism.mdl - MotionView Model

wiper_mechanism.xml - MotionSolve Deck

Graphical Results

Figure 2.

Result Comparison

Output Analytical MotionSolve % Error
Angle swept by wiper (deg) 94 94 0%


MotionSolve results compare well with analytical results.