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GetDampingRatios Method (ICWDampingOptions)

Gets the damping ratios.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function GetDampingRatios() As System.Object
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As ICWDampingOptions
Dim value As System.Object
value = instance.GetDampingRatios()
System.object GetDampingRatios()
System.Object^ GetDampingRatios(); 

Return Value

Array of modes and damping ratios (see Remarks)


This method works only if ICWDampingOptions::DampingType is set to swsDampingType_e.swsDampingType_Modal and ICWDampingOptions::ComputeFromMaterialDamping is set to 0 (off).

This method returns a one-dimensional array of one or more data sets, each containing:

  • Index of first mode
  • Index of last mode
  • Damping ratio

For more information about modal damping, see the SOLIDWORKS Simulation Help.


See Also


SOLIDWORKS Simulation API 2012 SP0

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