[python] Re: Stability on coasting

  • From: Ray Schumacher <rays@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: python@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 14 Feb 2006 13:26:39 -0800

At 11:31 AM 2/14/2006, you wrote:

>>When I was looking into solving dynamics code, I saw that people
>>were using ODE ... and similar dynamic engines to simulate
>>motorcycle behavior; a cycle is almost the same code as a semi,
>>with Very narrow wheel base, two fixed parts to the wheels and a pivot.
>Newton Dynamics Engine is more accurate than ODE and there is
>a frontend called "Newton Playground"
>which helps assembling the Newton elements like joints, springs etc.

looks very cool

>In general these physics engines cannot emulate a bike with
>a rider in motion, but they might bring more light into the
>pedalling-steering-interference discussion.
>>Have there been reports from the people that have an oil damper
>>on their pivot?
>Are there any?

I remember seeing a very nicely finished yellow one with a damper, but it's not 
on your pages...



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