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README.md

README.md

Tensegrity_MATLAB_Objects (MATLAB Tensegrity Dynamics Modeling and Simulation Framework) by Jeffrey Friesen

This MATLAB framework allows modeling, visualization and simulation of tensegrity systems; networks of bars and strings. The dynamics of each bar are modeled as 2 point masses, one at each end of the bar. All string and bar far forces are modeled with linear stiffness and nodes as frictionless spherical joints.

Collisions with a rigid ground are supported, but collision interactions between bar-bar bar-cable and cable-cable are currently not supported.

This simulation provides a straightforward way to quickly assemble tensegrity structures with a simple underlying code that is easily modified to suit the users needs.

#####License############

Copyright 2017 Jeffrey Michael Friesen

Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the "License"); you may not use this file except in compliance with the License. You may obtain a copy of the License at

http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0

Unless required by applicable law or agreed to in writing, software distributed under the License is distributed on an "AS IS" BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, either express or implied. See the License for the specific language governing permissions and limitations under the License.