Step definition

Hi everyone,

I’m using the Numerical Propagator with the DormandPrince853 integrator and a PythonOrekitFixedStepHandler.

Is this a wrong approach since the DormandPrince853 integrator uses a Variable Step Size and the PythonOrekitFixedStepHandler uses a Fixed Step Size?

Thanks in advance,


No, it is totally fine.
In fact, it allows the output step to be fully de-ceorrelated from the computation step.
You can have a computation step that at some point is selected by the integrator to be says 157.832 seconds and want a shorter output step (like regular 1s sampling) or a larger one (like 900s sampling). It will work.

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