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center of gravity

sherbert

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Is it posible to apply a weight to a particular point in an assembly? This point would represent the cg of the model.
 

dougr

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Nope.



But you can apply a point or a csys or a vertex (or anything with x, y, z dimensions) back to a csys to the CG



Create an offset point from the desired csys.



Figure out the appropriate dimension names (d**) and write some relations:



d**=mp_cg_x



Not sure if the syntax is exact, best you check for system parameters in your help..
 

sfrey

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If you are looking to artificially set the CG (which is what you posting sounds like) you can set all of your components to an incredibly small density value, then create a cube part, with the density/weight you want, and assemble it where you want the CG to appear.
 

danielc

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I am not positive about this but under set up, mass props can't you specify C_of_G coordinates?



Would this override the model analysis?
 

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