[Gmsh] 3D mesh crashes if surface is embedded in volume

Christophe Geuzaine cgeuzaine at ulg.ac.be
Thu May 21 20:19:18 CEST 2015

> On 21 May 2015, at 15:53, Alessandro Vicini <a.vicini at alta-space.com> wrote:
> The attached .geo file works fine. But if I uncomment one of last 4 lines in the file, to embed the surfaces in the volume, 3D mesh crashes.
> Can anybody tell me what can be the problem? I am using Gmsh v.2.8.5 under Windows. Thank you!

Embedded surfaces cannot (yet) touch the boundaries. Just split the volume in 4 pieces, with the embedded surfaces on the internal boundaries. (You can then remove all the “Surface … In Volume…” constraints.)

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