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Springs and bodies [edit]

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Written by on Sept. 12, 2012 in OT: Section.

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Tutorial 1: bodies and springs

This tutorial presents you bodies and springs and how to start your first simulation.

A physical body or body for short is an object which can be described by the theories of classical mechanics, or quantum mechanics, and experimented upon with physical instruments. This includes the determination of position, and in some cases the orientation in space, as well as means to change these, by exerting forces.

A spring is a flexible elastic object used to store mechanical energy. The physical experiment in this tutorial represents two disks linked by a spring. Disks have an ...