Building a Full Truck with Drivers Model

This section explains briefly on how to build a Full truck with driver model.

For example, follow the steps in the Build a Heavy Truck Model topic using the Assembly Wizard. After building the model, the following model is displayed in the graphics area.
Figure 1.


The section explains how to add an event to the full truck model. Currently, the following event types are available:
  • Constant Radius
  • Single Lane Change
  • Double Lane Change
  • Swept Sine
  • Straight Line Acceleration
  • Straight Line Braking
  • Sinusoidal Steering
  • BrakeIn Turn
  • J Turn
  • Throttle off cornering
  • Swept Steer
  • Pulse Steer
  • Throttle off TurnIn
  • Step Steer
  • Power off ln Straight Line
  • Altair Driver File
  • Road Course
  • nPost

Each event type has different options that need to be addressed. For example, the Constant Radius event is explained in the following steps.

  1. Right-click on the Model in the Model Browser and click Add Events.
    Figure 2.

    The Add Scripted Driver Task dialog is displayed.
    Figure 3.

    Applies the selected type and closes the window.
    Selects the event type without closing the window and also updates the datasets.
    Exits the wizard.
  2. Select the Constant Radius event from the Type drop-down menu.
  3. Enter in a Label and Variable and click OK.
    The Constant Radius event is added in the Model Browser.
    Figure 4.

  4. The Event Editor is displayed in the panel area.
    Figure 5.

    Note: The Event Editor window can be invoked done by right-clicking on the event type in the Model Browser or by clicking the Event Editor button in the panel area.
  5. Open the Event Editor by right-clicking on the event type in the Model Browser and selecting Event Editor.
    The Constant Radius event’s parameters are displayed.
    Figure 6.

  6. Enter the above information in the Parameters section and browse and locate the required file path in the Output XML File.
  7. Now after entering all the required data, the event is ready to run. Click the Run button.
    MotionSolve is invoked in the background.
  8. After the MotionSolve run is completed, close the window and return to the MotionView interface. The generated file types are .adf, .plt, and .h3d files.