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weld_shape_ellipse command

Syntax:

weld_shape_ellipse width length 
  • width = principal dimension of ellipse and maximum width of the melt pool along x-axis
  • length = principal dimension of ellipse and maximum length of the melt pool along y-axis

    Examples:

    weld_shape_ellipse 100 150

    Above command specifies an elliptical weld pool shape with width and length of 100 and 150 respectively.

    Description:

    Specify size of elliptical shaped weld pool at top surface of weld. Shape of pool at root surface (bottom) is controlled by alpha in potts/weld.

    Restrictions:

    This command is only valid when used with potts/weld.

    Related commands:

    weld_shape_teardrop

    Default: none