# Source code for dolfinx.geometry

```
# Copyright (C) 2018-2021 Michal Habera, Garth N. Wells and Jørgen S. Dokken
#
# This file is part of DOLFINx (https://www.fenicsproject.org)
#
# SPDX-License-Identifier: LGPL-3.0-or-later
"""Methods for geometric searches and operations"""
from __future__ import annotations
import typing
if typing.TYPE_CHECKING:
from dolfinx.mesh import Mesh
from dolfinx.cpp.graph import AdjacencyList_int32
import numpy
from dolfinx import cpp as _cpp
from dolfinx.cpp.geometry import (compute_closest_entity, compute_collisions,
compute_distance_gjk, create_midpoint_tree)
__all__ = ["compute_colliding_cells", "squared_distance", "compute_closest_entity", "compute_collisions",
"compute_distance_gjk", "create_midpoint_tree"]
class BoundingBoxTree(_cpp.geometry.BoundingBoxTree):
"""A class for representing bounding box trees used in collision
detection."""
def __init__(self, mesh: Mesh, dim: int, entities=None, padding: float = 0.0):
"""Create a bounding box tree for entities of a mesh.
Args:
mesh: The mesh
dim: The dimension of the mesh entities
entities: List of entity indices (local to process). If not supplied,
all owned and ghosted entities are used.
padding: Padding for each bounding box
"""
map = mesh.topology.index_map(dim)
if map is None:
raise RuntimeError(f"Mesh entities of dimension {dim} have not been created.")
if entities is None:
entities = range(0, map.size_local + map.num_ghosts)
super().__init__(mesh, dim, entities, padding)
[docs]def compute_colliding_cells(mesh: Mesh, candidates: AdjacencyList_int32, x: numpy.ndarray):
"""From a mesh, find which cells collide with a set of points.
Args:
mesh: The mesh
candidate_cells: Adjacency list of candidate colliding cells for
the ith point in `x`
points: The points to check for collision shape=(num_points, 3)
Returns:
Adjacency list where the ith node is the list of entities that
collide with the ith point
"""
return _cpp.geometry.compute_colliding_cells(mesh, candidates, x)
[docs]def squared_distance(mesh: Mesh, dim: int, entities: typing.List[int], points: numpy.ndarray):
"""Compute the squared distance between a point and a mesh entity.
The distance is computed between the ith input points and the ith
input entity.
Args:
mesh: Mesh containing the entities
dim: The topological dimension of the mesh entities
entities: Indices of the mesh entities (local to process)
points: Set points from which to computed the shortest distance
(``shape=(num_points, 3)``)
Returns:
Squared shortest distance from points[i] to entities[i]
"""
return _cpp.geometry.squared_distance(mesh, dim, entities, points)
```