[Gmsh] 3D to 2D

Geordie McBain gdmcbain at freeshell.org
Mon Jul 13 00:56:49 CEST 2015

2015-07-12 9:14 GMT+10:00 Kopanicakova Alena <alena.kopanicakova at usi.ch>:
> I have a 3D CAD geometry representation of mesh. Is there any way, how to
> neglect 1 dimension and work with 2d mesh representation?   mesh just one
> surface (front) by using triangles and then save it ?

  Yes, just one surface of a body can be meshed and saved in Gmsh.
That's done by declaring the surface a Physical Surface and not
declaring the body a Physical Volume.

Some other older threads on this list that may be helpful if you also
want to expunge the third coordinate:

. http://www.geuz.org/pipermail/gmsh/2010/005247.html

. http://www.geuz.org/pipermail/gmsh/2010/005594.html

. http://www.geuz.org/pipermail/gmsh/2011/006106.html

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