[Gmsh] About *Surface sets in Gmsh - Abaqus

Christophe Geuzaine cgeuzaine at uliege.be
Tue Nov 5 16:23:59 CET 2019

> On 4 Nov 2019, at 13:59, MA Ariza-Gracia <miguel.ariza at artorg.unibe.ch> wrote:
> Dear all,
> from a STL surface I meshed a volume. I need to have one surface to apply a pressure boundary condition in a subsequent Abaqus analysis. The problem of keeping the surface and the volume is that elements and nodes are duplicated (even if I tried coherence / remove duplicate options).

Can you send a small example that shows the problem? Defining a physical volume + a physical surface will lead to volumes + surface elements, but *not* to duplicate nodes.


> Is there a way of defining a *Surface set (defined in abaqus by the facet of the elements on where to apply the BC). From what I've read, I'm not sure if this is possible.
> Best,
> MA
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Prof. Christophe Geuzaine
University of Liege, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science 

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