Plate.ArticulationModel Property

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Description

The articulation model used by this plate. A value of 0 corresponds to a plate which does not track the Sun. A value of 1 corresponds to a plate which will rotate about its primary axis to track the Sun. A value of 2 corresponds to a plate which will rotate about its primary and secondary axes to track the Sun.

 

To get the updated vertex locations and normal vector for this plate as it rotates to track the sun, use the Plate.GetUpdatedVertices() and Plate.GetUpdatedNormal() methods.

 

Timing Precision Mode

This page describes functionality in nanosecond timing precision mode.

 

Attributes

Type:

integer

Access:

read/write

Default Value:

0 ( Non-Tracking )

Valid Values:

Value

Label

0

Non-Tracking

1

Single-Axis Sun Tracking

2

Dual-Axis Sun Tracking

 

Syntax

myVariable1 = myPlate1.ArticulationModel;

 

myPlate1.ArticulationModel = myVariable1;

 

See also

Plate Object