Plate.ConfigureRectangularShape(Array, Variable, Array, Variable, Array) Method

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Description

Configures this Plate with a rectangular shape. The Plate will be a rectangle with dimensions dim1 and dim2, which are measured along direction1 and direction2 in the Spacecraft's body coordinate system. The center of the plate will be located at the specified centerPosition.

 

You must set the Spacecraft's ForceModel.SRPForceGeometry to "PlateModel" for this to have an effect.

 

Timing Precision Mode

This page describes functionality in nanosecond timing precision mode.

 

Method Signature

Plate.ConfigureRectangularShape(

Array direction1,


Variable dimension1,


Array direction2,


Variable dimension2,


Array centerPosition)

 

Arguments

direction1


Description:

The direction in the Spacecraft body coordinate system defining the first rectangle dimension.

Required Size:

3

 

dimension1


Description:

The size of the rectangle along direction1

Units:

m

Valid Range:

dimension1 > 0

 

direction2


Description:

The direction in the Spacecraft body coordinate system defining the second rectangle dimension.

Required Size:

3

 

dimension2


Description:

The size of the rectangle along direction2

Units:

m

Valid Range:

dimension2 > 0

 

centerPosition


Description:

The center of the rectangle in the Spacecraft body coordinate system.

Required Size:

3

 

 

Syntax

myPlate1.ConfigureRectangularShape(myArray1, myVariable1, myArray2, myVariable2, myArray3);

 

See also

Plate Object