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# Plotting the Part Center of Mass Position in an Assembly

You can plot the position of a the center of mass of a part in an assembly in motion.

1. From a Motion Analysis study, click Results and Plots (MotionManager toolbar).
2. In the PropertyManager under Result, for Category, select Displacement/Velocity/Acceleration.
3. For Subcategory, select Center of Mass Position.

4. For Select result component, select the result resolved value direction:
• X Component for resolved values in the X direction.
• Y Component for resolved values in the Y direction.
• Z Component for resolved values in the Z direction.

5. Select a part face.

By default, the motion of the center of mass is calculated with respect to the assembly origin. You can optionally select a reference part to plot the motion of the center of mass relative to the coordinates of that part.

The center of mass of the selected part is indicated with a small ball .

6. Select the Plot Results options you require, and click .

The result appears in the MotionManager tree.

7. Click Calculate (MotionManager toolbar).

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