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mgreenway
03-23-2005, 08:38 AM
And a great rainy morning to ya lads and lassies.

1. I want to animate particles as they travel though a centrifugal pump. The particles enter the pump at the center of the spinning impellor, hitting the impellor they are forced toward the outside diameter of the impellor by centrifugal force, they exit the pump housing via the one output opening at the top.

2. This sound easy but my spider senses are tingling. Could you be so kind as to recommend:
Training material
Techniques
Plug-ins

Thanks and may the force be with YOU.

Mike

Ztreem
03-23-2005, 09:09 AM
I would do a Wind object and set it to path then animate it the way the particles should travel. Then I would do an particle emitter and place it at the same place that the wind object start. Now just press calculate and it's ready, maybe some fine tuning. :cool:

mgreenway
03-24-2005, 09:34 AM
Ztreem

In my inexperience I sure wouldn't have started there.
I'll give it a try.

Thanks a Bunch,

Mike