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Adding model properties to a harness

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Adding model properties to a harness

Has any one ever needed to report the wight of wire in an assembly?  How do you wight to a cable.  Most wire I've come a crossed give lbs/ft, how can i add this in to be calculated with the assembly?

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Chuck,

The wires will need the parameters "density", "units", & "mass_units".  density will be a linear density ratio in mass/length (LB/INCH), units will be INCH, & mass_units set to LB.  This should add the wires mass to the model.

Thanks,

jef

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Re: Adding model properties to a harness

Chuck,

The wires will need the parameters "density", "units", & "mass_units".  density will be a linear density ratio in mass/length (LB/INCH), units will be INCH, & mass_units set to LB.  This should add the wires mass to the model.

Thanks,

jef

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Thanks Jef, that worked.

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