chrono::ChLoadable Class Referenceabstract

Description

Interface for objects that can be subject to loads (forces) Forces can be distributed on UV surfaces, or lines, etc.,so look also the more detailed children classes.

#include <ChLoadable.h>

Inheritance diagram for chrono::ChLoadable:

Public Member Functions

virtual int LoadableGet_ndof_x ()=0
 Gets the number of DOFs affected by this element (position part)
 
virtual int LoadableGet_ndof_w ()=0
 Gets the number of DOFs affected by this element (speed part)
 
virtual void LoadableGetStateBlock_x (int block_offset, ChState &mD)=0
 Gets all the DOFs packed in a single vector (position part)
 
virtual void LoadableGetStateBlock_w (int block_offset, ChStateDelta &mD)=0
 Gets all the DOFs packed in a single vector (speed part)
 
virtual void LoadableStateIncrement (const unsigned int off_x, ChState &x_new, const ChState &x, const unsigned int off_v, const ChStateDelta &Dv)=0
 Increment all DOFs using a delta. More...
 
virtual int Get_field_ncoords ()=0
 Number of coordinates in the interpolated field, ex=3 for a tetrahedron finite element or a cable, = 1 for a thermal problem, etc. More...
 
virtual int GetSubBlocks ()=0
 Tell the number of DOFs blocks (ex. =1 for a body, =4 for a tetrahedron, etc.)
 
virtual unsigned int GetSubBlockOffset (int nblock)=0
 Get the offset of the i-th sub-block of DOFs in global vector.
 
virtual unsigned int GetSubBlockSize (int nblock)=0
 Get the size of the i-th sub-block of DOFs in global vector.
 
virtual void LoadableGetVariables (std::vector< ChVariables * > &mvars)=0
 Get the pointers to the contained ChVariables, appending to the mvars vector.
 

Member Function Documentation

virtual void chrono::ChLoadable::LoadableStateIncrement ( const unsigned int  off_x,
ChState x_new,
const ChState x,
const unsigned int  off_v,
const ChStateDelta Dv 
)
pure virtual