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3.5.1.13. Surface Circle

Description

A surface representing the interior of curve that is everywhere equidistant from the center point.

Parameters

Label – A unique name that identifies the solid. (ISolid/Label)

Coordinate System – The coordinate system in which the solid is defined. Defaults to working coordinate system at time of creation. (ISolid/CoordinateSystem)

Material – Chosen material for the solid. (ISolid/Material)

Include in Simulation – Indicates if the solid is included in the simulation.  If False, the solid is also not shown in the view. (ISolid/Include)

Visible - Indicates if the solid is shown in the view. (ISolid/Visible)

Mesh Control Only - Indicates if the solid is used as a tool to control meshing. If True, the portion of the solid that does not overlap the other normal solid is thrown away prior to simulation. Additionally, the material of such a solid is irrelevant so the material parameter is hidden. (ISolid/MeshControlOnly)

Plane – Plane of the solid's coordinate system that the surface lies in. (ISurface/Plane)

Center - [LENGTH] – Center of the circle defined in the solid’s coordinate system. (ISurfaceCircle/Center)

Radius - [LENGTH] - Radius of the circle. (ISurfaceCircle/Radius)

Example(s)

User Interface Button

Command Details

The Plane is inherited from the current working plane. Mouse click order is:
1. Center
2. Radius
See command hint for detailed instructions.

Requirements

Radius must be greater than zero.

Other Notes

None.

Example Creation Script

Solid_1 = Geometry_1.SurfaceCircle("Circle_1", "World", "Air", "XY", "-0.008, -0.014, 0", "0.003")

Scripting Interfaces

“ISolid”
“ISurfaceCircle”
“ISurface”
“ISolidCreationOperation”
“ISolidOperation”

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