[SciPy-User] Mayavi for physics simulations

Gary Ruben gruben@bigpond.net...
Sat Dec 12 07:27:16 CST 2009


You should be able to do this with Mayavi's visual compatibility module. 
See this example 
<http://code.enthought.com/projects/mayavi/docs/development/html/mayavi/auto/example_mlab_visual.html#example-mlab-visual>
but it sounds like you'd be better off using the visual module directly 
http://vpython.org

cool-RR wrote:
> Oops, I'm sorry, I got mixed up with the mailing lists again, I'll send 
> it to enthought-dev, sorry.
> 
> On Sat, Dec 12, 2009 at 3:13 PM, cool-RR <cool-rr@cool-rr.com 
> <mailto:cool-rr@cool-rr.com>> wrote:
> 
>     Hello,
> 
>     I would like to use Mayavi to simulate physical bodies, (which for
>     now will be only spheres,) moving around in 3-D space. Will it be
>     possible? (I'm asking because I've seen mostly plots with Mayavi and
>     not discrete objects.)
> 
>     Bonus points if I can draw velocity and acceleration arrows from the
>     bodies.
> 
>     Ram.


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