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doc:user:elements:volumes:rupture

Element failure

Volume element can be deactivated using a failure criterion. This criterion is applied on the FieldApplicator of volume elements. The criterion is defined as:

rc = NamemRuptureCriterion()
rc.put(param, value)
rc.depend(param, fct, Field1D(Lock))
...
app = FieldApplicator(no)        # association to the FieldApplicator number no
app.push(1, SIDE_ID)
app.addRuptureCriterion(rc)      

where

NameRuptureCriterion Failure criterion - see Failure criteria
param name of one of the parameters (for example RUPT_CRIT_VAL)
value value of the corresponding parameter
fct Functions y=f(t) whose property depend on (optional, no function if no dependency)
Field1D(Lock) type of dependency of the corresponding property - see Failure criteria (compulsory if there is a dependency)
doc/user/elements/volumes/rupture.txt · Last modified: 2016/03/30 15:23 (external edit)