Re: Bndry

From: Volker Springel <volker_at_MPA-Garching.MPG.DE>
Date: Thu, 18 Aug 2005 18:52:05 +0200

Yves Revaz wrote:
>
> Hi,
>
> I cannot understand the usefulness of "Bndry" particles (of type 5).
> Looking at the code, it seems that these particles behave exactly like
> particles of type 1 to 4 (only affected by gravity).
>
> Am I right ? Or do I miss something ?
>

Hi,

You are right. The type=5 particles behave in the same way as types 1 to
4, and are just affected by gravity. There are a few applications where
such families of particles are useful, and then it can be an advantage
to have a reasonably large number of possible families.

Volker
Received on 2005-08-18 18:51:56

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