[Gmsh] 2nd order and 1st order elements in a mesh?
cgeuzaine at ulg.ac.be
Tue Nov 25 20:12:01 CET 2008
Umut Tabak wrote:
> Dear all,
> I am not sure if this is applicable or not but let me try.
> For a vibro-acoustic analysis program that I am trying to develop. I
> wanted to couple 2nd order quadrangles to 1st order hexahedra. Say, I
> have a 3D box shaped volume, is that possible to mesh one surface of the
> box with 2nd order quadrangles and the volume with linear hexahedra
> elements(through transfinite), did not seem reasonable to me BTW. When I
> use the '-order 2' option on command line, of course all the elements
> are 2nd order. Is there a way to somehow conduct some manipulations on
> this scheme?
Not directly in Gmsh. But you can of course use the elements in the
resulting mesh file in any way you want..
> Thx for the replies.
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Prof. Christophe Geuzaine
University of Liege, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
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