Mannequin on Bike

Discussions about rigidbody simulation in Realflow 4
Tea_bag
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Mannequin on Bike

Postby Tea_bag » Mon Jun 08, 2009 11:18 am

Hi Guys,

I'm Trying to simulate a mannequin riding a bike so far so good but have problems with the pedal rotation I need to make it act like a bearing any ideas?



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Mannequin on Bike

Postby Calibrix » Mon Jun 08, 2009 12:57 pm

This is something that should be animated using keyframes. I would suggest using a 3D package such as Maya or 3ds Max.
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Mannequin on Bike

Postby lukeiamyourfather » Mon Jun 08, 2009 4:36 pm

Agreed that this is more of a kinematics problem that can be solved with an animation package with thoughtful rigging. Even if you want to simulate it the rigid body solver in RealFlow is not sophisticated enough to solve all of the problems presented by a bicycle and the rider. Cheers!

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Mannequin on Bike

Postby Tea_bag » Tue Jun 09, 2009 7:17 am

Thats fair enough at least you too saved me loads of time trying to get things to work! :) - Will try an 30 day trial animation package to try it out! Thanks!


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