The materialpoint model in DAMASK is configured via a YAML file. Using damask.ConfigMaterial is the recommended way for the generation and modification of material configurations. Hand-written files should be checked for correctness, e.g. with yamllint or on


The default YAML parser used in DAMASK does not support advanced features, such as references and line continuation statements, unless DAMASK was compiled with libfyaml.

All values in in the configuration file are defined in SI units. A complete configuration file contains three top-level entries with the following keys: