[Gmsh] gmsh 2.0

Christophe Geuzaine cgeuzaine at ulg.ac.be
Mon Feb 5 18:12:27 CET 2007

Dmitry Firsov wrote:
> Dear GMSH Developers,
> Probably that was not grate idea to remove isotropic algorithm from gmsh 
> 2.0. I was able to generate with isotropic algorithm meshes with a lot 
> higher quality then Netgen gives (the quality: smallest distribution of  
> area/volume ratio along the mesh).  Also gmsh 2.0 is unable to generate 
> a mesh (it is crashing), when gmsh 1.65  with isotropic mesh generator 
> gives a good result. Attached geo file shows exactly that problem... Of 
> cause isotropic mesh generator sometimes is crashing and takes to much 
> CPU resources, but it gives good results.

You can test a "beta" of a brand new version of the "Isotropic" 
algorithm by choosing

Options->Mesh->General->3D algorithm->Delaunay

in the GUI. Let us know if that works...

> Best,
>    Dr. Dmitry Firsov
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Prof. Christophe Geuzaine
University of Liege, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science