Simple interface law

Description

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Specular material with a glass bulk medium and a simple interface law, with r0=0.04

Interface law The Simple interface law computes reflection and transmission coefficients from a simple non-physical equation approximating Fresnel coefficients, the Schlick’s approximation. It takes as only parameter r0, the reflection coefficient at normal incidence. The reflection coefficient varies from r0 to 1 from normal to grazing incidence.

Note

This interface law was renamed from “default” to “simple” after Ocean 2015 beta3

Children Nodes

none

Parameters

name

type

description

r0

real

The reflection coefficient at normal incidence. Default is 0.04 (similar to glass)

Ocean XML 3.0 example

<intlaw type="simple" name="intlaw" r0="0.04"/>