[Gmsh] Third and fourth order tetrahedra?

Christophe Geuzaine cgeuzaine at ulg.ac.be
Fri Oct 15 17:57:50 CEST 2010

On 27/09/10 01:46, Rui Maciel wrote:
> The manual's "MSH ASCII file format" refers to 20-node third order tetrahedra
> and a 30-node fourth order tetrahedra.  Yet, I haven't figured out how to use
> Gmsh to generate meshes which included those elements nor are those elements
> covered in the manual's node ordering section.
> So, is it possible to generate meshes of these tetrahedra with Gmsh?  If so,


> could anyone explain how it's done and what's the node ordering for these
> elements?

cf. Geo/MTetrahedron.h in the source code

> Thanks in advance,
> Rui Maciel
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University of Liege, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science