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\section{Newtonian Potential} 
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In this chapter the gravitational potential field is developed for \esc. 
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Gravitational fields are present in many modelling scenarios, including 
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geophysical investigations, planetary motion and attraction and microparticle 
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interactions. Gravitational fields also presents the opportunity to demonstrate 
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the saving and visualisation of vector data for Mayavi. 
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The gravitational potential $U$ at a point $P$ due to a region with a mass 
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distribution of density $\rho(P)$, is given by Poisson's equation 
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\citep{Blakely1995} 
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\begin{equation} \label{eqn:poisson} 
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\nabla^2 U(P) = 4\pi\gamma\rho(P) 
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\end{equation} 
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where $\gamma$ is the gravitational constant. 
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Consider now the \esc general form, which can simply be related to 
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\auoref{eqn:poisson} using two coefficients. The result is 
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\begin{equation} 
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\left(A\hackscore{jl} u\hackscore{,l} \right)\hackscore{,j} = Y 
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\end{equation} 
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one recognises that the LHS side is equivalent to 
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\begin{equation} \label{eqn:ex10a} 
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\nabla A \nabla u 
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\end{equation} 
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If $A=\delta\hackscore{jl}$ then \autoref{eqn:ex10a} is equivalent to 
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\begin{equation*} 
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\nabla^2 u 
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\end{equation*} 
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and thus Poisson's \autoref{eqn:poisson} satisfies the general form when 
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\begin{equation} 
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A=\delta\hackscore{jl} \text{ and } Y= 4\pi\gamma\rho 
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\end{equation} 
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At least one boundary point must be set for the problem to be solvable. For this 
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example we have set all of the boundaries to zero. The normal flux condition is 
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also zero by default. For a more realistic and complicated models it may be 
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necessary to give careful consideration to the boundary conditions of the model, 
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which can have an influence upon the solution. 
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Setting the boundary condition is relatively simple using the \verb!q! and 
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\verb!r! variables of the general form. First \verb!q! is defined as a masking 
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function on the boundary using 
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\begin{python} 
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q=whereZero(x[1]my)+whereZero(x[1])+whereZero(x[0])+whereZero(x[0]mx) 
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\end{python} 
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This identifies the points on the boundary and \verb!r! is simply 
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ser to \verb!r=0.0!. This is a dirichlet boundary condition. 
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\section{Gravity Pole} 
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\sslist{example10a.py} 
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A gravity pole is used in this example to demonstrate the radial directionality 
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of gravity, and also to show how this information can be exported for 
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visualisation to Mayavi or an equivalent using the VTK data format. 
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The solution script for this section is very simple. First the domain is 
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constructed, then the parameters of the model are set, and finally the steady 
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state solution is found. There are quite a few values that can now be derived 
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from the solution and saved to file for visualisation. 
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The potential $U$ is related to the gravitational response $\vec{g}$ via 
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\begin{equation} 
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\vec{g} = \nabla U 
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This for example as a vertical component $g\hackscore{z}$ where 
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g\hackscore{z}=\vec{g}\cdot\hat{z} 
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Finally, there is the magnitude of the vertical component $g$ of 
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$g\hackscore{z}$ 
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\begin{equation} 
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g=g\hackscore{z} 
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These values are derived from the \esc solution \verb!sol! to the potential $U$ 
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\begin{python} 
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g_field=grad(sol) #The graviational accelleration g. 
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g_fieldz=g_field*[0,1] #The vertical component of the g field. 
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gz=length(g_fieldz) #The magnitude of the vertical component. 
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This data can now be simply exported to a VTK file via 
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\begin{python} 
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# Save the output to file. 
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saveVTK(os.path.join(save_path,"ex10a.vtu"),\ 
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grav_pot=sol,g_field=g_field,g_fieldz=g_fieldz,gz=gz) 
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\begin{figure}[ht] 
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\centering 
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\includegraphics[width=0.75\textwidth]{figures/ex10apot.png} 
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\caption{Newtonian potential with g field directionality.} 
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\label{fig:ex10pot} 
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\section{Gravity Well} 
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\sslist{example10b.py} 
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Let us now investigate the effect of gravity in three dimensions. Consider a 
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volume which contains a sphericle mass anomaly and a gravitational potential 
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which decays to zero at the base of the anomaly. 
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The script used to solve this model is very similar to that used for the gravity 
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pole in the previous section, but with an extra spatial dimension. As for all 
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the 3D problems examined in this cookbook, the extra dimension is easily 
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integrated into the \esc solultion script. 
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The domain is redefined from a rectangle to a Brick; 
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\begin{python} 
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domain = Brick(l0=mx,l1=my,n0=ndx, n1=ndy,l2=mz,n2=ndz) 
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the source is relocated along $z$; 
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x=x[mx/2,my/2,mz/2] 
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q=whereZero(x[2]inf(x[2])) 
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No modifications to the PDE solution section are required. This make the 
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migration of 2D to a 3D problem almost trivial. 
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\autoref{fig:ex10bpot} illustrates the strength of a PDE solution. Three 
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different visualisation types help define and illuminate properties of the data. 
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The cut surfaces of the potential are similar to a 2D section for a given x or y 
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and z. The isosurfaces illuminate the 3D shape of the gravity field, as well as 
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its strength which is give by the colour. Finally, the streamlines highlight the 
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directional flow of the gravity field in this example. 
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\begin{figure}[htp] 
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\includegraphics[width=0.75\textwidth]{figures/ex10bpot.png} 
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\caption{Gravity well with iso surfaces and streamlines of the vector 
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\section{Gravity Surface over a fault model.} 
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\sslist{example10c.py,example10m.py} 
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This model demonstrates the gravity result for a more complicated domain which 
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contains a fault. Additional information will be added when geophysical boundary 
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conditions for a gravity scenario have been established. 
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\begin{figure}[htp] 
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\centering 
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\subfigure[The geometry of the fault model in example10c.py.] 
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{\label{fig:ex10cgeo} 
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\includegraphics[width=0.8\textwidth]{figures/ex10potfaultgeo.png}} \\ 
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\subfigure[The fault of interest from the fault model in 
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example10c.py.] 
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{\label{fig:ex10cmsh} 
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\includegraphics[width=0.8\textwidth]{figures/ex10potfaultmsh.png}} 
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\begin{figure}[htp] 
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\includegraphics[width=0.8\textwidth]{figures/ex10cpot.png} 
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\caption{Gravitational potential of the fault model with primary layers and 
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