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Define Seeder Properties

The Seeder Properties dialog allows the user to define various properties such as:

  • Number of Rocks
  • Initial Conditions
  • Groups

Select: Seeder > Define Seeder Properties Define Seeder Properties icon

Seeder Properties dialog

Number of Rocks

The Number of Rocks can be specified individually per rock group or for all groups, depending on the setting chosen.

If the Number of Rocks option is greyed out, then go to Project Settings > Probability and change the Number of Rocks Thrown option to Set Individually Per Seeder.

Initial Conditions

The seeder Initial Conditions to be specified are:

  • Translational Velocity
  • Rotational Velocity

Velocity orientations can be defined by vector or by trend/plunge. Trend is defined positive clockwise from the y-axis. Plunge is defined positive downwards from the horizontal.


Depending on which option was selected in the project settings (analysis type), the user can define the following rock properties:

  • Mass
  • Density
  • Shape
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