Hexapod – Multibody, Multi-Domain Physical Model in MapleSim – Maplesoft


This model uses multibody components to simulate the walking motion of a hexapod robot. Leg actuation is provided with trapezoidal signals. The calculation of the normal forces, friction, and deflections are made by contact elements for each "foot" of the hexapod.

A 3-D visualization demonstrates the prescribed walking motion.
This model was created with MapleSim 2023.0

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  • model Model diagram of the hexapod robot
  • vis 3D rendering of the hexapod
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