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Animation Designer: Defining How Things Will Move for Kinematic Studies

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If you make products that have moving parts, chances are you want to see them in action and need to know kinematic properties such as displacements, velocities, accelerations, and even collisions. New in NX 12  is Animation Designer and it will do just that. This video shows how to get define motion through joints. Learn how to:


  • Add joints to rigid groups
  • Display joints
  • Add joint limits to control rigid group movement
  • Graphically see and test joint definition


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This video will help you get started with creating kinematic studies using Animation Designer. For details or a demonstration, ask your sales partner for NX Animation Designer, Product ID NX30178.



Kris Kasprzak