Top 10 Downloaded Articles 2020

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State-of-the-art and challenges of railway and road vehicle dynamics with multibody dynamics approaches
by S. Bruni, J.P. Meijaard, G. Rill & A.L. Schwab

Multibody modeling for concept-level floating offshore wind turbine design
by Frank Lemmer, Wei Yu, Birger Luhmann, David Schlipf & Po Wen Cheng

Principal vectors and equivalent mass descriptions for the equations of motion of planar four-bar mechanisms
by J.P. Meijaard & V. van der Wijk

The equations of motion for a rigid body using non-redundant unified local velocity coordinates
by Stefan Holzinger, Joachim Schöberl & Johannes Gerstmayr 

Space robot motion planning in the presence of nonconserved linear and angular momenta
by Fatina Liliana Basmadji, Karol Seweryn & Jurek Z. Sasiadek 

Model-based vibration control for optical lenses
by Johannes Störkle & Peter Eberhard

On the cosimulation of multibody systems and hydraulic dynamics
by Jarkko Rahikainen, Francisco González, Miguel Ángel Naya, Jussi Sopanen & Aki Mikkola 

A concise nodal-based derivation of the floating frame of reference formulation for displacement-based solid finite elements
by Andreas Zwölfer & Johannes Gerstmayr 

A new version of the Riccati transfer matrix method for multibody systems consisting of chain and branch bodies
by Xue Rui, Dieter Bestle, Guoping Wang, Jiangshu Zhang, Xiaoting Rui & Bin He 

An automated methodology to select functional co-simulation configurations
by Jarkko Rahikainen, Francisco González & Miguel Ángel Naya