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How to create a finite amount of clumps

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asked Oct 10, 2015 by tarthy6 (150 points)
Hello,

I am looking to create a mixture of particles to accurately simulate soil. So far i have simply used spherePack to create different sized spheres and dropped them all onto each other to create a mixture of particles.

I would like to add non spherical particles to this mix as well, and am looking for help to create a fixed quantity of non spherical particles (clumps).

 

for example:

sp2=pack.SpherePack()
sp2.makeCloud((30,50,4),(60,100,6),rMean = 0.9,rRelFuzz=0)
sp2.toSimulation(S,mat=mat2)

i used the above section of code to create a small amount of spheres to act as small rocks in my simulation.

 

Is there a simple way like this to create non spheres? (clumps)

any help would be much appreciated,

Hitarth Chakravarty

1 Answer

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answered Oct 10, 2015 by eudoxos (49,070 points)

Hi Hitarth, have a look at tutorial about inlets, documentation of PsdClumpGenerator and examples/clump-psd.py, that should get you started. If you have some trouble, don't hesitate to ask. Cheers, václav

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