[Getdp] GetDP : Error : Unknown incidence matrix for element type 2048

Christophe Geuzaine cgeuzaine at ulg.ac.be
Wed Apr 30 21:48:16 CEST 2008

Laurent Schwaederle wrote:
> Dear Christophe,
> First, thanks to the creators of those amazing tools which are gmsh and 
> GetDP !
> Wanting to get used with GetDP, I tried to solve the magnetic system I 
> used to solve when I want to get used with a new magnetic simulation 
> tool: cylindrical magnet (Hc=920kA/m, ur=1.05) + a ferromagnetic piece 
> (ur=1000 without taking into account the saturation).
> I tried to use the vector potential formulation to solve this system but 
> here is the message I get:
> GetDP   : Error     : Unknown incidence matrix for element type 2048
> After a quite long time to try to find what's going wrong, I am exhausted !
> But I really want to get success in using GetDP.
> I have attached my .pro file together with my .geo file if it's possible 
> for someone to have a look.

Hi Laurent - works fine here. (Did you maybe mesh using curved elements? 
GetDP does not support that.)

> Best regards.
> Laurent.
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Prof. Christophe Geuzaine
University of Liege, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science