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Mesh Improvements

With the addition of mesh options for tetrahedral and hexahedral mesh, the mesh quality is improved.

Mesh improvements include:
  • New tetrahedral mesh settings to control the mesh generated for volume channel in the runner. Click Advanced (Runner) in the Tetrahedral Mesh PropertyManager. Under Runner (Advanced Setting), enter values for Ring Count, Ring Cut Count, and Length Ratio.
    Volume channel runner without advanced settings Volume channel runner with advanced settings
  • Option to set the Minimum number of elements through thickness (set the boundary layer elements) in the Tetrahedral Mesh PropertyManager. More mesh elements are added across the thickness for thin parts of the geometry like ribs and bosses to improve the results.
    Mesh without minimum number of elements through thickness Mesh with minimum number of elements through thickness
  • For hexahedral mesh, a new mesh algorithm called Marching replaces the Regressive mesh algorithm.
  • For hexahedral mesh, a new mesh algorithm called Non orthogonal Voxel is added. The new mesher automatically adds more elements in areas that need more than one layer of mesh.
    Mesh generated by the Voxel algorithm Mesh generated by the Non orthogonal Voxel algorithm

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