There are many tutorials and examples to help you learn how to use OpenSim. The examples listed below move from introductory to more advanced:
Introductory Tutorials and Examples
Examples Using the OpenSim Workflow
Editing and Extending Musculoskeletal Models
Using the OpenSim API
The Developer's Guide has examples using the API, including:
Building API Examples - How to build API examples using CMake.
Performing a Simulation - Write a main C++ program (a "tug of war") to create a model and run a forward simulation
Creating Your Own Analysis - Write your own Analysis to output the center of mass of each body in a model, plus velocities and accelerations
Creating a Controller - Extend the tug of war example with a custom controller
Creating an Optimization - Write an optimization to find muscle controls to maximize the forward velocity of the hand
Creating a Customized Actuator - Implement a spring with controllable stiffness
Creating a Customized Muscle Model - Implement a muscle model with fatigue
Other Resources for Examples
Workshops Please see our page of past workshops to find more examples and demos.
Also check out our Teaching Materials for more examples.