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Old   November 26, 2011, 05:58
Question Particle tracking help
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I am working on a project in which particle tracking is needed. I have a UDS that stores body forces, so the force is spacial. The problem is how to adjust body force on each particle in space in the code.

I used below code:
DEFINE_DPM_BODY_FORCE(body_force,p,i)	// returns ACCELERATION

real bforce;
real Fx, Fy;

cell_t c;
Thread *t;

Domain *domain;
domain = Get_Domain(1);

	if (P_CELL(p) == c)
	  {Fx = C_UDSI(c,t,0); Fy = C_UDSI(c,t,1); break;}

if (i==0)	  		// x direction
	bforce = (1.0/P_MASS(p)) * ( Fx );
else if (i==1)	  	// y direction
	bforce = (1.0/P_MASS(p)) * ( Fy );

return bforce;
in which "p" has "Tracked_Particle *" type. The code does not recognize P_CELL(p). I think that P_CELL(p) is available if "p" is a "Particle *" not "Tracked_Particle *".

Is there any way to obtain value of UDS at the particle position?
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Old   November 29, 2011, 12:04
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Does anyone know about particle tracking macros?

Last edited by ali hemmati; November 29, 2011 at 17:33.
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