|September 1, 2014, 07:35||
How to follow the path of a particle in DPM?
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I want to write a UDF, that, when there is an impact on a wall, the coordinates of the centroids in the particle path which made that impact are shown.
Do you know how to loop over particle path in a DEFINE_ON_DEMAND? And how to retrieve the particle ID of each path?
Thanks for helping.
|September 1, 2014, 10:22||
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You ask for a solution using DEFINE_ON_DEMAND, but I would instead use DEFINE_DPM_BC (or maybe DEFINE_DPM_SCALAR_UPDATE, depending on what you exactly want).
In that case, p is the pointer to the particle, p->part_id is the ID and P_POS(p) is the position of the particle.
If with "centroid" you mean the center of the face on which the particle collided, you would access it using the "f" in the DEFINE_DPM_BC macro, and then F_CENTROID(x,f,t) would set the centroid of that face to variable x.
|November 26, 2014, 12:18||
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Did you find the answer to your question ??
I'm trying to do the same thing ..
Let me know please
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