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SetDampingRatios Method (ICWDampingOptions)

Sets the damping ratios.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function SetDampingRatios( _
   ByVal NRows As System.Integer, _
   ByVal Values As System.Object _
) As System.Integer
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As ICWDampingOptions
Dim NRows As System.Integer
Dim Values As System.Object
Dim value As System.Integer
value = instance.SetDampingRatios(NRows, Values)
System.int SetDampingRatios( 
   System.int NRows,
   System.object Values
System.int SetDampingRatios( 
&   System.int NRows,
&   System.Object^ Values


Number of rows in Values
Array of modes and damping ratios (see Remarks)

Return Value

Error code as defined in swsSetDampingRatiosError_e


See the ICWDampingOptions examples.


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

The Values parameter takes 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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