[Gmsh] matching 2D meshes

Christophe Geuzaine cgeuzaine at uliege.be
Sun Aug 5 16:37:15 CEST 2018

> On 2 Aug 2018, at 15:59, Anja Miehe <anja.miehe at basf.com> wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> I have a question concerning the generation of matching meshes. I need the stl files of a cylinder with top, bottom and circumference separately named so I use 3 different .geo files as attached (generateSTL is the batch sh file to run all the commands)
> What I find strange is, that the “Transfinite Line” command and the “Layers” command in Extrude handle the number parameter differently. Only Layers = n and Transfinite Line = n+1 result in matching meshes.
> Is there any reason for it?

Purely historical : one sets the number of elements (layers) ; the other the number of nodes.


> Thanks in advance
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> Dr.-Ing. Anja Miehe
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