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Perpetual Pendulum & PhysicsActor

I have created a pendulum, but the problem is that the pendulum is losing strength over time until completely stops.

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Is there any way to prevent the pendulum stop? Could be perpetual motion by using a Physical Actor?

The components used are those of the video (ZIP):

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Product Version: UE 4.9
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testcable.zip (1.2 MB)
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asked Nov 12 '15 at 08:59 AM in Blueprint Scripting

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avatar image jonbellini Feb 10 '16 at 05:19 PM

I'd like to know how you connected that.. I can't get what you have to work..

avatar image StarryFire Jun 22 '18 at 12:51 PM

Did you solve this? I am trying to simulate the perpetual motion of a mass attached to a damp-free spring.

avatar image ThompsonN13 Jun 22 '18 at 01:25 PM

the engine is designed to be somewhat realistic physics, so you will need to overcome the dampening forces and gravity. to accomplish this the only thing i could think of would be to constantly add force or to not use physics simulation.

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