vtype

Mapdl.vtype(nohid='', nzone='', **kwargs)

Specifies the viewing procedure used to determine the form factors for

APDL Command: VTYPE the Radiation Matrix method.

Parameters
nohid

Type of viewing procedure:

0 - Hidden procedure.

1 - Non-hidden (faster, but less general) procedure.

nzone

Number of sampling zones for the hidden procedure (100 maximum for 3-D, 1000 maximum for 2-D). Defaults to 20 for 3-D, 200 for 2-D. Number of points is 2*NZONE for 2-D and 2*NZONE*(NZONE+1) for 3-D.