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A Universal Simulation Platform for Flexible Systems

Vu Hoang Minh, Tajwar Abrar Aleef, Usama Pervaiz, Yeman Brhane Hagos, Saed Khawaldeh

Abstract



This article proposes a universal simulation platform for simulating systems undergoing duress. In other words, this paper introduces a total simulation package for a number of
methods of simulating the flexibility of a given system. This platform includes detailed procedures for simulating a flexible link by a numerical method called finite difference method. To verify the effectiveness of the proposed process, two examples are covered in different situations to discuss the importance of boundary control and mesh selection in the way of ensuring the stability of the system. In addition, a graphical user interface (GUI) application called the SimuFlex is designed having a selection of methods the user can choose from along with the parameters of the controllers that can be easily manipulated from the GUI.

Keywords


partial differential equations, finite difference method, flexible systems, simulation

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