Visual Simulation of Helicopter Landing on Ship Based on ODE

  • Runjie WangEmail author
  • Songwei Lie
  • Lei Chen
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 126)


In order to simulate the helicopter landing on ship, the article creates physical models for a helicopter and a ship. The problems of the collision detection and the friction computation between the helicopter and the ship are resolved. Using the Open Dynamics Engine (ODE), an open source physics simulation engine, the process of helicopter landing on ship is simulated. In addition, using a visual simulation engine Delta 3D (DT3D), a visual program is developed. The visual simulation indicates that the ODE is suitable for the dynamics physics simulation of helicopter landing on ship.


Helicopter ship Landing ODE Visual simulation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Aviation University of Air ForceChangchunChina

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