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Geometry detector assembly example.

void assembly()
//--- Definition of a simple geometry
TGeoManager *geom = new TGeoManager("Assemblies",
"Geometry using assemblies");
Int_t i;
//--- define some materials
TGeoMaterial *matVacuum = new TGeoMaterial("Vacuum", 0,0,0);
TGeoMaterial *matAl = new TGeoMaterial("Al", 26.98,13,2.7);
// //--- define some media
TGeoMedium *Vacuum = new TGeoMedium("Vacuum",1, matVacuum);
TGeoMedium *Al = new TGeoMedium("Aluminium",2, matAl);
//--- make the top container volume
TGeoVolume *top = geom->MakeBox("TOP", Vacuum, 1000., 1000., 100.);
// Make the elementary assembly of the whole structure
TGeoVolume *tplate = new TGeoVolumeAssembly("TOOTHPLATE");
Int_t ntooth = 5;
Double_t xplate = 25;
Double_t yplate = 50;
Double_t xtooth = 10;
Double_t ytooth = 0.5*yplate/ntooth;
Double_t dshift = 2.*xplate + xtooth;
Double_t xt,yt;
TGeoVolume *plate = geom->MakeBox("PLATE", Al, xplate,yplate,1);
TGeoVolume *tooth = geom->MakeBox("TOOTH", Al, xtooth,ytooth,1);
for (i=0; i<ntooth; i++) {
xt = xplate+xtooth;
yt = -yplate + (4*i+1)*ytooth;
tplate->AddNode(tooth, i+1, new TGeoTranslation(xt,yt,0));
xt = -xplate-xtooth;
yt = -yplate + (4*i+3)*ytooth;
tplate->AddNode(tooth, ntooth+i+1, new TGeoTranslation(xt,yt,0));
TGeoRotation *rot1 = new TGeoRotation();
// Make a hexagone cell out of 6 tooth plates. These can zip together
// without generating overlaps (they are self-contained)
TGeoVolume *cell = new TGeoVolumeAssembly("CELL");
for (i=0; i<6; i++) {
Double_t phi = 60.*i;
Double_t phirad = phi*TMath::DegToRad();
Double_t xp = dshift*TMath::Sin(phirad);
Double_t yp = -dshift*TMath::Cos(phirad);
rot = new TGeoRotation(*rot1);
cell->AddNode(tplate,i+1,new TGeoCombiTrans(xp,yp,0,rot));
// Make a row as an assembly of cells, then combine rows in a honeycomb
// structure. This again works without any need to define rows as
// "overlapping"
TGeoVolume *row = new TGeoVolumeAssembly("ROW");
Int_t ncells = 5;
for (i=0; i<ncells; i++) {
Double_t ycell = (2*i+1)*(dshift+10);
row->AddNode(cell, ncells+i+1, new TGeoTranslation(0,ycell,0));
row->AddNode(cell,ncells-i,new TGeoTranslation(0,-ycell,0));
Double_t dxrow = 3.*(dshift+10.)*TMath::Tan(30.*TMath::DegToRad());
Double_t dyrow = dshift+10.;
Int_t nrows = 5;
for (i=0; i<nrows; i++) {
Double_t xrow = 0.5*(2*i+1)*dxrow;
Double_t yrow = 0.5*dyrow;
if ((i%2)==0) yrow = -yrow;
top->AddNode(row, nrows+i+1, new TGeoTranslation(xrow,yrow,0));
top->AddNode(row, nrows-i, new TGeoTranslation(-xrow,-yrow,0));
//--- close the geometry
int Int_t
Definition: RtypesCore.h:45
double Double_t
Definition: RtypesCore.h:59
@ kBlue
Definition: Rtypes.h:66
Class describing rotation + translation.
Definition: TGeoMatrix.h:292
The manager class for any TGeo geometry.
Definition: TGeoManager.h:45
void SetVisOption(Int_t option=0)
set drawing mode :
void SetVisLevel(Int_t level=3)
set default level down to which visualization is performed
void CloseGeometry(Option_t *option="d")
Closing geometry implies checking the geometry validity, fixing shapes with negative parameters (run-...
TGeoVolume * MakeBox(const char *name, TGeoMedium *medium, Double_t dx, Double_t dy, Double_t dz)
Make in one step a volume pointing to a box shape with given medium.
void SetTopVolume(TGeoVolume *vol)
Set the top volume and corresponding node as starting point of the geometry.
Base class describing materials.
Definition: TGeoMaterial.h:36
Media are used to store properties related to tracking and which are useful only when using geometry ...
Definition: TGeoMedium.h:24
Class describing rotations.
Definition: TGeoMatrix.h:175
virtual void RotateX(Double_t angle)
Rotate about X axis of the master frame with angle expressed in degrees.
virtual void RotateZ(Double_t angle)
Rotate about Z axis of the master frame with angle expressed in degrees.
Class describing translations.
Definition: TGeoMatrix.h:122
Volume assemblies.
Definition: TGeoVolume.h:303
TGeoVolume, TGeoVolumeMulti, TGeoVolumeAssembly are the volume classes.
Definition: TGeoVolume.h:49
virtual void Draw(Option_t *option="")
draw top volume according to option
virtual void SetLineColor(Color_t lcolor)
Set the line color.
virtual void AddNode(TGeoVolume *vol, Int_t copy_no, TGeoMatrix *mat=0, Option_t *option="")
Add a TGeoNode to the list of nodes.
Definition: TGeoVolume.cxx:932
constexpr Double_t DegToRad()
Conversion from degree to radian:
Definition: TMath.h:81
Double_t Cos(Double_t)
Definition: TMath.h:593
Double_t Sin(Double_t)
Definition: TMath.h:589
Double_t Tan(Double_t)
Definition: TMath.h:597
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Definition in file assembly.C.