Help with Solidworks Motions Study needed !
Guys i jus made a Gimbal in Solidworks and i tried my hand out in Motion Study to see if i can get an animation outta it . So what this gimbal is supposed to do is enter into a perpetual motion due to the force of gravity acting on it . I applied gravity from all possible directions but oly two of the three rings rotate :( i dont get the motion i intend to , hope you get what i mean ! am i doin somethin wrong or is it jus not possible ?
Make sure that you Motion Analysis option is selected. Simulate the "Real World" as much as you can. Apply the gravity in one direction only(usually down). Apply a motor on a part that you want to move(Rotary, Linear or Path), apply Material, Friction and Contacts to the parts and apply Force in the desired directions.
I hope this helps.