rigid body minimization

Xiaozhou Liu liuxz at IRIS.LSC.PKU.EDU.CN
Sat Oct 5 09:24:52 EST 1996


On Mar 19,  7:38am, Soumya S. Patnaik MLPJ UTC wrote:
> Subject: rigid body minimization
>
> Dear X-plor users,
>
> I am a new user and am having some difficulty in finding a suitable
> 'drop' value to be used in Rigid body minimization.  The manual says that it
is
> the expected drop in energy but as far as I can see, it is not that simple.
> The initial step size seems to be equal to {drop value}/{E total **2}.
> Is there a rule of thumb about appropriate drop values? Thanks in advance.
>
> Soumya Patnaik
>
>
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