RE: Difficulty in defining the geometry

From: Alberto Fasso' <>
Date: Thu, 13 Oct 2011 06:12:26 -0700 (PDT)

I think that the torus will be introduced in the FLUKA geometry very soon.
But I remind you that the question had been asked and answered already 6 years


On Wed, 12 Oct 2011, Santana, Mario wrote:

> As far as I know It is not possible to define a torus with FLUKA. None of
> the existing body types ( corresponds to a torus.
> Note also that a torus is a quartic (not a quadric) so I cannot be even described by the generic QUA body.
> A way around this is to approach your torus by a series of stacked rings of different width or by a string
> of cylinders at small angles with respect to the neighboring one. Also, I remember that Alberto Fasso had
> developed and implementation of the torus for FLUKA.
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> Hello everybody:
> I would like to define a torus in the FLUKA, is it possible?
> If yes, what is the input card ?
> Thanks for answering.
> Best reagrds
> Hongli Wu
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