Computer Graphics in the Dynamic Analysis of Mechanical Networks

  • M. A. Chace
  • M. E. Korybalski


Computer graphics is particularly appropriate for studying the time response of two-dimensional mechanical dynamic systems. This paper discusses the interactive use of a DEC-338 graphics terminal for input and display related to a generalized FORTRAN IV applications program named DAMN—Dynamic Analysis of Mechanical Networks. The DEC-338 is remotely timeshared to the University of Michigan IBM System 360/67 central computer, operating under the MTS timesharing system.


Central Computer Order Ordinary Differential Equation Output Program Ford Motor Company Mechanical Network 
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© Plenum Publishing Company Ltd. 1971

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. A. Chace
    • 1
  • M. E. Korybalski
    • 1
  1. 1.Concomp Project, University of MichiganAnn ArborUSA

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