[Gmsh] make a hexa second order mesh out of a hexa first order mesh

Bernd Hahnebach gmsh at b75.ch
Fri May 13 09:54:50 CEST 2016

Hi Christophe,

Works like a charm :-) Thanks for providing the gui and script commands.

kind regards bernd

Zitat von Christophe Geuzaine <cgeuzaine at ulg.ac.be>:

>> On 13 May 2016, at 07:16, Bernd Hahnebach <gmsh at b75.ch> wrote:
>> If either "Mesh --> set Order 2" or "Mesh -> Hight order tools" is  
>> used on a hexahedron8 it does not make a hexahedron20 but a  
>> hexahedron27 instead. Means a node is not only made on any edge  
>> center point but on any face center point too.
>> This means back to the first question. Is it possible to make a  
>> hexahedron20 element out of an hexahedron8 in gmsh?
> Use "Mesh.SecondOrderIncomplete = 1;" in your script (or  
> "Tools->Options->Mesh->General : Use incomplete elements" in the GUI).

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