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Old 05 May 2006   #1
sugar cubes dynamics

hi all,

i have a project to do , that involves sugar cubes falling into a cup of coffee.

i was wondering how i can make the suga cubes fall into the cup and then bounce and float to the surface?

if anybody has any answers that would be great, as i am so new to animation and dynamics

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Old 05 May 2006   #2
what app?? (this always helps) Generally though this would fall under a fluid dynamics situation. In 3ds max reactor has a basic water thing that can do this. In maya I don't know exactly how this is accomplished yet, and Realflow can also handle stuff like this
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Old 05 May 2006   #3
woops,

im using maya 7.0
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Old 06 June 2006   #4
no replies....sniff sniff

basically how to u make an object fall into the water and then rise to the surface and float?

hope thats clearer

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Old 06 June 2006   #5
You can use RealFlow for that. It's very accurate when it comes to physics. You'll have to give the sugar cubes some weight so they first sink but if you keep density lower than the liquid you're using, they'll eventually float.

If you want to know more about RealFlow, go to www.realflow.com and you'll find many tutorials on filling objects and making liquids interact with solids.
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