[ODE] Box Penetration

Megan Fox shalinor at gmail.com
Thu Jun 23 12:14:19 MST 2005

Step size of 0.02 is still questionable.  Try 0.01.

Also, what sort of masses/forces are being applied here?  what are the
dimensions on everything?  If your numbers are getting too big (or too
small), the simulation -will- start to fall apart.

-Megan Fox

On 6/23/05, Mohamed I. Matar <Mohamed.Matar at ndsu.edu> wrote:
> I think many of you had this problems specially when dealing with trimesh.
> So, any ideas ???
> Subject: [ODE] Box Penetration
> I am trying to simulate a couple of boxes squeezed between two Plates
> (bigger boxes). The problem I have is that, some boxes penetrate the Plates
> and even come from the other side. I was hoping they will prevent the plates
> from coming together but some particles pass through. I have increased
> number of contact points, but did not see much improvement. I also decreased
> the time step and used dworldstep of 0.02, but still particle passes. I am
> trying changing mass of plates now.
> Can any one tell me how to prevent penetration. I stuck and would really
> appreciate the  help
> Thanks
> P.s.
> This penetration is more obvious if the corner is the contact point
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