axle Element

Axle

Namespace: Empty

Schema: Empty

Type
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NameOccurrencesDescription
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      Element length

Length of the axle. For a single wheel, the length is equal to the distance between the center of the piston and the center of the wheel. For two wheels, the length is equal to the distance between the centers of the wheels with the axis being centered w.r.t. to the Piston.

      Element numberOfWheels

Number of wheels attached to this axle

      Element shaftProperties

Axle shaft properties

      Element sideOfFirstWheel

Defines the side of the first wheel (inboard or outboard; inboard corresponds to the negative y-direction or in flight direction left) for odd number of wheels on this axis. Each additional wheel is the added on the opposite site of the previous wheel.

      Element wheel

Properties of the wheel(s) attached to this axle. If more than one wheel is attached, all wheels on a single axis have the same properties.

Attributes
NameTypeRequiredDescription
Attribute externalDataDirectorySimple Type string
Attribute externalDataNodePathSimple Type string
Attribute externalFileNameSimple Type string
Attribute uIDSimple Type IDYes
Remarks
Geometric description and material properties of the landing gear axle
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