chrono::ChMaterialSurfaceBase Class Referenceabstract

Description

Base class for specifying material properties for contact force generation.

#include <ChMaterialSurfaceBase.h>

Inheritance diagram for chrono::ChMaterialSurfaceBase:

Public Types

enum  ContactMethod { DVI, DEM }
 

Public Member Functions

virtual ChMaterialSurfaceBaseClone () const =0
 "Virtual" copy constructor.
 
virtual ContactMethod GetContactMethod () const =0
 
virtual void ArchiveOUT (ChArchiveOut &marchive)
 
virtual void ArchiveIN (ChArchiveIn &marchive)
 

Member Enumeration Documentation

Enumerator
DVI 

constraint-based (a.k.a. rigid-body) contact

DEM 

penalty-based (a.k.a. soft-body) contact