Unit in Esys-particle

Asked by Wasin Meesuay

As I try to change some parameters in the shear cell simulation, like density and some geometry dimension, and found on some threads that 1 model units in Esys-particle is quite different from the real life measurement unit (like 1 model unit = 1 mm instead of 1 metre). So how can I know what is exactly a model unit equal to?? (so I could make the simulation to be equivalent to real world)

Thank you for advance kub :D

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Best Dion Weatherley (d-weatherley) said :

Hi Wasin,

The issue of model units in ESyS-Particle has been addressed in a number of previous forum posts. I suggest you read these:

In short, ESyS-Particle does not assume any particular system of units. It is up to the user to decide which system of units you wish to use, then set the values of all physical properties/parameters according to your selected system of units. Make sure to always explicitly set the density of particles using LsmMpi.setParticleDensity(..) in your simulation scripts. Particle density is set equal to 1.0 by default. All other model parameters in ESyS-Particle have a default value of 0.0 and must be set correctly by the user during simulation setup.



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Wasin Meesuay (kakkunno) said :

Thanks Dion Weatherley, that solved my question.