[Gmsh] Examples and STL surfaces.

Christophe Geuzaine cag32 at case.edu
Mon Jan 23 15:26:27 CET 2006

billy at dem.uminho.pt wrote:
> Hello Christophe,
> I just added some of my own examples to http://geuz.org/gmsh/wiki/FrontPage.


> "New versions of Gmsh will also allow you to read surface mesh files
> directly in STL format or in INRIA's mesh format, and use them as a
> starting point for new surfaces and volume meshes."
> I haven't explored the STL capability of Gmsh yet. But, I use Gmsh surface mesh
> to apply boundary conditions in the flow solver. Will Gmsh be able to recognize
> different surfaces of the STL data using for example the angle between facets?  

Yes. Here is an example (just load the file and Gmsh will detect the 
edges; then go to the STL entry in the mesh menu to remesh. Note that 
all this will probably change in future releases...)

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Christophe Geuzaine
Assistant Professor, Case Western Reserve University, Mathematics
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