Re: Rigid body equations

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg73999] Re: Rigid body equations*From*: "dimitris" <dimmechan at yahoo.com>*Date*: Mon, 5 Mar 2007 04:51:15 -0500 (EST)*References*: <esdjgh$ooe$1@smc.vnet.net>

Not exactly what you search for but you may find something useful here: http://library.wolfram.com/search/index.cgi?num=&sitesearch=library.wol= fram.com/infocenter&q=rigid%20body%20equations&start=10 =CF/=C7 Robert Pigeon =DD=E3=F1=E1=F8=E5: > Greetings, > Does any one worked out the rigid body equations (in 3D) in a notebook? I > have to "simulate" the dynamics of an helicopter at work and most people = are > using other systems. I prefer to work with Mathematica for reasons > that should be obvious to people in this list! But it is not for my > colleagues at work. > It will be an interesting challange to implement those equations in > Mathematica. At the end I will want to input some initial conditions (like > speed, trun speed,...) and get the dynamics (new speed, attitude,...). > Good references will be appreciated also... ! > > Thanks, > > Robert > > Robert Pigeon > TZ = -5