In this tutorial, you will simulate and control a dynamic system using CoLink, an interactive environment for designing, simulating, and testing time-varying systems. You will define a control system in CoLink to control a mechanical system that you create in standard RecurDyn.
The system to be simulated is a simple inverted pendulum which is mounted on a base which can move side to side. The pendulum can be balanced in its upright position by applying a sideways force to the base. In this tutorial, you will implement various control systems to control this sideways force.