Mechanical Precession for the Axle of a Bicycle Pedal
Application ID: 88531
Mechanical precession prevents bicycle pedals from falling off. The model captures this effect using a multibody dynamics simulation together with a contact analysis. A friction coefficient is associated with the contact in order for the model to capture the effect.
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