Hinge still qualitative?

Hi all!

I’ve found some quotes from a few years back from Daniel discussing making ‘Hinge’ quantitative in the future but couldn’t find anything more recent.

Anyone know of updates regarding this?

However, the hinge goal for bending between triangles is currently only for qualitative behaviour - the shapes should give a decent match to real bending of sheets, but you can’t just plug in known material values and loads and get precise values for the displacements.

Other goals are physically based, but not yet in a calibrated way, such as the Hinge goal for shell bending, so they can model physical behaviour qualitatively, but not in a way where numerical material properties can be so directly applied (though hopefully in a future version this will change).

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