# block apply command

Syntax

block apply keyword <range>

Primary keywords:

Apply a velocity to a rigid block. Velocities are applied to the centroids of rigid blocks. The range over which the item is applied can be limited by providing a range.

velocity v

Set constant velocity in the $$x$$-, $$y$$-, and $$z$$-directions to v.

velocity-x f

Set constant velocity in the $$x$$-direction.

velocity-y f

Set constant velocity in the $$y$$-direction.

velocity-z f

Set constant velocity in the $$z$$-direction.

block apply Keyword Block

The keywords below are applicable to each of the keywords of the block apply command:

fish s

The specified FISH symbol is used to provide a multiplier.

table s

Set the load multiplier from a multiplier given by the table create command. The table must consist of a list of pairs: time, f(time). Linear interpolation is performed between the given discrete points.