Number of overlap points and angles

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Elise Cabaset

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Number of overlap points and angles
« on: August 29, 2023, 10:34:37 AM »
After generating a fibrous structure, is it possible to obtain the number of overlap points between fibers in the structure, and access the angle formed by fibers at these overlap points?
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Re: Number of overlap points and angles
« Reply #1 on: August 31, 2023, 09:42:19 AM »
Hi Elise,

the number of overlap points you can obtain with MatDict -> GAD Objects Analysis -> Analyze Objects. The Results-Report tab in the Result Viewer shows the Number of Overlap Objects.

To analyze only one overlap object, you could for example right-click in the structure in an overlap region. The context menu offers the possibility to Select GAD objects. Use the first option to select all GAD-objects in this point. Then on the right open the GAD Object Selection tab from the side bar. Click Edit Objects and obtain the direction (orientation) from all of the fibers.

Finding all angles could be automated in a Python script. How exactly should the result look like? Something like a table with the overlap indices in one column and the angles for each of these overlap objects in the right column? If there are more than two fibers crossing, should each angle between every combination of the fibers be given? Or do you need only the orientations of all the fibers in the different points?

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