Base class for contact surfaces in FEA meshes.

Actual collision geometry is provided by derived classes (ChContactSurfaceNodeCloud or ChContactSurfaceMesh).

#include <ChContactSurface.h>

Inheritance diagram for chrono::fea::ChContactSurface:
Collaboration diagram for chrono::fea::ChContactSurface:

Public Member Functions

 ChContactSurface (std::shared_ptr< ChMaterialSurface > material, ChPhysicsItem *mesh=nullptr)
ChPhysicsItemGetPhysicsItem ()
 Get the owner physics item (e.g., an FEA mesh).
void SetPhysicsItem (ChPhysicsItem *physics_item)
 Set the owner physics item (e.g., an FEA mesh).
std::shared_ptr< ChMaterialSurface > & GetMaterialSurface ()
 Get the surface contact material.
virtual void SurfaceSyncCollisionModels ()=0
virtual void SurfaceAddCollisionModelsToSystem (ChSystem *msys)=0
virtual void SurfaceRemoveCollisionModelsFromSystem (ChSystem *msys)=0

Protected Attributes

std::shared_ptr< ChMaterialSurfacem_material
 contact material properties
 associated physics item (e.g., an FEA mesh)

The documentation for this class was generated from the following files:
  • /builds/uwsbel/chrono/src/chrono/fea/ChContactSurface.h
  • /builds/uwsbel/chrono/src/chrono/fea/ChContactSurface.cpp