[Gmsh] [Gmsh ]One layer of solid elements through thickness instead of two
pk at imp.gda.pl
Fri Oct 9 07:50:45 CEST 2020
Thank you very much for the answer and great work behind gmsh software!
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Mechanics of Intelligent Structures Department
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W dniu 2020-10-08 o 21:56, Christophe Geuzaine pisze:
>> On 8 Oct 2020, at 08:37, Pawel Kudela <pk at imp.gda.pl> wrote:
>> Dear Gmsh community,
>> Do you know how to force gmsh to produce only one layer of hexahedral elements through the thickness of the thin-walled structure like in the attached example? I want to have only one layer of linear elements which will be than converted to higher order spectral element type.
>> 3D meshing always produces two elements even though 1 layer is set in extrude operation.
> You get 2 elements in the layer because of the
> Mesh.SubdivisionAlgorithm = 2; // 1: all quadrangles; 2: all hexas
> command, which subdivides the mesh (to get a full quad/hex mesh).
> There's active work on new quad meshing tools, so hopefully this limitation will disappear in the future.
>> Polish Academy of Sciences
>> Institute of Fluid-Flow Machinery
>> Centre for Mechanics of Machines
>> Mechanics of Intelligent Structures Department
>> Fiszera 14 St, 80-231 Gdansk
>> tel. +48 58 5225 251
>> gmsh mailing list
>> gmsh at onelab.info
> Prof. Christophe Geuzaine
> University of Liege, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
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