[GiDlist] Quadratic mesh problem solved

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Andrea Calaon

[GiDlist] Quadratic mesh problem solved

Postby Andrea Calaon » Fri Oct 15, 2004 4:41 pm

Hi everyone,
I found why the surface meshing was giving me problems:
Rfast doesn't mesh curved quadratical elements with curved sides, while Rsurf is ok.
In case of triangles everything is fine.
Is this a bug?

kind regards



Andrea Calaon

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Southampton, Hampshire
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Enrique Escolano

[GiDlist] Quadratic mesh problem solved

Postby Enrique Escolano » Mon Oct 18, 2004 3:41 pm

All my tests with GiD 7.4.9b for Widows works ok for quadratic triangles and
quadrilaterals. With all meshers.

Enrique Escolano

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Hi everyone,
I found why the surface meshing was giving me problems:
Rfast doesn't mesh curved quadratical elements with curved sides, while
Rsurf is ok.
In case of triangles everything is fine.
Is this a bug?

kind regards



Andrea Calaon

Ashurst Lodge, Ashurst
Southampton, Hampshire
SO40 7AA, UK
Tel. office: +44 23 80 293 223
Fax office: +44 23 80 292 853
Mobile: +44 7766 488 225
E-mail: andrea at beasy.com

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Andrea Calaon

[GiDlist] Quadratic mesh problem solved

Postby Andrea Calaon » Mon Oct 18, 2004 4:41 pm

Do you get quadrilaterals with curved sides using Rfast?
My problem is that using Rfast the sides of quadrilaterals on curved surface boundaries
are linear and not quadratic. Triangles are fine (have curved sides).
I mesh only surfaces surrounging volumes, which on the other hand don't get meshed.

Andrea

On 18 Oct 2004 at 16:39, Enrique Escolano wrote:

All my tests with GiD 7.4.9b for Widows works ok for quadratic triangles and
quadrilaterals. With all meshers.

Enrique Escolano

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Sent: Friday, October 15, 2004 5:19 PM
Subject: [GiDlist] Quadratic mesh problem solved



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