[Getdp] issue computation 3D magnetostatic

Christophe Geuzaine cgeuzaine at ulg.ac.be
Thu Mar 6 06:56:29 CET 2014

On 05 Mar 2014, at 19:53, Frederic Trillaud <ftrillaudp at pumas.ii.unam.mx> wrote:

> Dear all,
> I have some issue dealing with 3D magneto-static results. The geometry
> is somewhat symmetrical and smooth. However, the results show unexpected
> "random" peaks in the magnetic flux density.
> I am joining the mesh (generated in Salome using Netgen and converted by
> gmsh) and the *pro file in the attached zip file.
> Someone has some idea what I may have done wrong.

Hi Frédéric,

There are quite a few very bad quality tetrahedra in the mesh (quality < 1e-6). This is most probably the cause of the problem.


> Best,
> Frederic
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Prof. Christophe Geuzaine
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