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Types of Meshes

Understanding the various mesh types

 

Structured

Triangular

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Quadrilateral

 

quad-structured

 

Non-Structured

With non-structured quadrilateral meshes, user can mesh plates with any number of nodes. For instance, the below plate has been defined by 24 nodes. As long as the plate is completely planar, it will be able to mesh it effectively.

Adaptive Mesh (Quad)

quad-mesh-adaptive

 

Frontal Mesh (Quad)

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Delaunay Mesh (Quad)

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Triangular Mesh

Triangular meshes can be run as the above 3 settings (Delaunay, Adaptive or Frontal)

triangular-mesh

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