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Fibre path file - '.FIBí

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The fibre design section generates files with a '.FIB' extension. These files contain data relating to how the fibre file was generated, along with the fibre path co-ordinate and direction data.

16
REVIEW.MND
 24
 55
 1   -44.5395      .0000    75.8139   .0000000  1.0000000   .0000000 
 2   -43.4120    19.7904    73.8587   .0566083   .9935595  -.0981583 
 3   -39.8676    39.2541    67.9901   .1688622   .9431811  -.2861730 
 4   -33.5750    58.0798    58.0798   .2782439   .8483473  -.4504291 
 5   -23.8938    75.9680    43.8602   .3828931   .7200355  -.5787416 
 6    -9.7015    92.6372    24.8221   .4810300   .5726655  -.6638254 
30      .0000    99.7655    13.1751   .5709853   .4219989  -.7041962 
55    10.0733   101.5000      .0000   .6577299   .0983193  -.7468095 

The data contained within the file has the structure as outlined below.
Integer identifier (usually 16)Line Format : 1X,I5
Mandrel used in fibre generationLine Format : 1X,A16
Number of Elements used for Fibre GenerationLine Format : 1X,I5
Number of Points in Fibre File. ( Number of lines below )Line Format : I5
FIBPLN FIBPOSX FIBPOSY FIBPOSZ FIBDCSX FIBDCSY FIBDCSZ

Where :Format :

FIBPLN Number of plane on which fibre is travelling. I5
FIBPOSX Fibre X Co-ordinate. F11.4
FIBPOSY Fibre Y Co-ordinate. F11.4
FIBPOSZ Fibre Z Co-ordinate. F11.4

FIBDCSX Fibre X Direction Cosine. F11.7
FIBDCSY Fibre Y Direction Cosine. F11.7
FIBDCSZ Fibre Z Direction Cosine. F11.7

Updated: September 2017