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Vehicle with trailer / Train

asked 2018-01-18 06:25:03 -0500

kjasf gravatar image


has someone already experiance to build a model for a vehicle/Car with a trailer, a train or a truck? I mean one active element with motors and over a coupling a trailer. I want to simulate driving forwads and backwards. Has somebody some references for that? Or do you know other plattforms where this could also be possible?

Thank you very much Andreas

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answered 2018-01-31 08:45:57 -0500

Brosseau.F gravatar image

Yes I have a model like this. A car with several trailers.

Not sure if I manage to really match the reality but you will need to play with some parameters of your joints that connect your trailers to your vehicle (i just changed the friction).

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Hello! I am working with a tractor-trailer system in Gazebo but I can't adjust the movement of the trailer. When my tractor tries to turn, the trailer turns to the right side but it seems that it is doing some rare force that makes the tractor can't turn. I have just added friction and damping parameters to the joints. Would you be so kind to tell me how did you make it work? Thanks!

marhmur gravatar imagemarhmur ( 2020-10-20 00:22:44 -0500 )edit
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