[Sidefx-houdini-list] Bacteria growth

Zoran Arizanovic zoran.arizanovic at gmail.com
Tue Mar 22 12:59:53 EDT 2016


yes it is a bit schematic
maybe if this is initial state for FEM and then do the organic wiggly
collision in DOPs
good luck


Zoran Arizanovic
LinkedIn <http://www.linkedin.com/pub/zoran-arizanovic/4/177/295>


On Tue, Mar 22, 2016 at 5:56 PM, Gerbrand Nel <g at cannonballbunny.com> wrote:

> Hi Zoran
> Thanks for the link. There are some things in there I could use, but it
> doesn't look like his "germs" are properly colliding, and pushing each
> other outwards.
> My client is unfortunately very specific about that part of the brief.
> I need to figure out how to get animation driven by age on a RDB.
> The idea is to grow each germ until it is ready to divide, Then find a 2/3
> position along the length of that germ, and spawn a new one, a 1/3 of the
> originals length. At the same time I would pop the original germ back to
> 2/3 its size.
> The collision combined with the division of germs is what pushes them out
> to spread.
> G
>
> On 22/03/2016 18:22, Zoran Arizanovic wrote:
>
>> check this out
>> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yXHZoZItwag
>>
>> I know its russian language but it is doable i dont know russian , just a
>> bit of houdini and could finish it
>> hope this helps
>>
>>
>> Zoran Arizanovic
>> LinkedIn <http://www.linkedin.com/pub/zoran-arizanovic/4/177/295>
>>
>>
>>
>> On Tue, Mar 22, 2016 at 1:30 PM, Gerbrand Nel <g at cannonballbunny.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>> Hi guys
>>> I have to create a system to visualize Bacterial growth.
>>> Kinda like this, but we will need to be allot closer, so I cant cheat
>>> much.
>>>
>>> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gEwzDydciWc
>>>
>>> My initial idea was to use a RBD solver to get the spawning objects to
>>> interact with each other.
>>> At he the bottom of this thread, there is a good starting point.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> http://www.sidefx.com/index.php?option=com_forum&Itemid=172&page=viewtopic&t=31855
>>>
>>> I would like to these shapes to grow over their age, but I have no idea
>>> how to create an age attribute on a RDB, or how I would even wire that
>>> up.
>>> Any ideas would be welcome :)
>>> Thanks
>>> G
>>>
>>>
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