Fluids are substances
that change shape continuously or flow in response to forces.
Using Maya Fluid EffectsTM,
you can realistically simulate 2D and 3D atmospheric effects (such
as clouds and mist), combustion effects (such as smoke, explosions,
and burning flames), and viscous fluid effects (such as molten lava).
You can also use the
Fluid Effects ocean shader to simulate open water.
In Maya, there are three
basic types of fluid effects:
This chapter includes
the following lessons, which introduce you to some basic Fluid Effects