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ICWMesh Interface Members

The following tables list the members exposed by ICWMesh.

Public Properties

 NameDescription
 PropertyAutomaticLooping

Gets or sets whether to automatically retry to mesh the model using a different global element size for solids.

 
 PropertyAutomaticTransitionGets or sets whether mesh controls are automatically applied to small features, hoels, fillets, and other fine details in the model.  
 PropertyElementCount

Gets the number of elements in the mesh.

 
 PropertyElementSizeGets the global element size.  
 PropertyElementSizeFactorForEachLoop

Obsolete. Not superseded.

 
 PropertyGrowthRatioGets or sets the global element size growth ratio starting from regions of highest curvatures in all directions in a curvature-based mesh.  
 PropertyIsMeshFailed

Checks the status of the mesh.

 
 PropertyMaxAspectRatio

Gets the maximum aspect ratio for all elements in the mesh.

 
 PropertyMaxElementSizeGets the maximum element size used for boundaries with lowest curvature in a curvature-based mesh.  
 PropertyMeshControlCount

Gets the number of mesh controls defined in the active study.

 
 PropertyMesherType

Gets or sets the type of mesh.

 
 PropertyMeshState

Gets the mesh state.

 
 PropertyMeshTypeReturns the mesh type.  
 PropertyMinElementsInCircle

Gets or sets the minimum number of elements around a circle to determine the maximum angle in a curvature-based mesh.

 
 PropertyMinElementSizeGets the minimum element size used for boundaries with highest curvature in a curvature-based mesh.  
 PropertyNodeCount

Gets the number of nodes in the active study.

 
 PropertyNumberOfLoops

Gets or sets the number of loops for automatic mesh looping.

 
 PropertyQuality

Gets or sets the mesh quality.

 
 PropertySmoothSurface

Obsolete. Not superseded.

 
 PropertyTimeToCompleteMesh

Gets the estimated time to complete the mesh.

 
 PropertyToleranceGets the tolerance value for mesh loops.  
 PropertyToleranceFactorForEachLoop

Obsolete. Not superseded.

 
 PropertyUnitGets the units for the mesh.  
 PropertyUseJacobianCheckForShells

Gets or sets whether to perform the Jacobian check at the element's six nodes.

 
 PropertyUseJacobianCheckForSolids

Gets or sets whether to check the Jacobian for solid elements. 

 
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Public Methods

 NameDescription
 MethodApplyMeshControl

Creates a mesh control.

 
 MethodDeleteMeshControl

Deletes a mesh control.

 
 MethodFlipShellElements

Flips shell elements associated with the selected shells (i.e., top face becomes the bottom face and vice versa).

 
 MethodGetDefaultElementSizeAndTolerance

Gets the default element size and tolerance.

 
 MethodGetDefaultMaxAndMinElementSizeGets the default maximum and minimum element sizes used for boundaries in a curvature-based mesh.  
 MethodGetElementDataFromEntity

Gets the element associated with an entity.

 
 MethodGetElementLocation

Gets the coordinates of an element's center.

 
 MethodGetElements

Gets the elements of the mesh.

 
 MethodGetFailedComponents

Gets the components that failed to mesh.

 
 MethodGetFailedEdges

Gets the edges that failed to mesh.

 
 MethodGetFailedFaces

Gets the faces that failed to mesh.

 
 MethodGetMeshControlAt

Gets mesh control at the specified index.

 
 MethodGetNodeDataFromEntityGets the node data associated with an entity.  
 MethodGetNodeLocation

Gets the coordinates of node.

 
 MethodGetNodes

Gets all of the nodes for the mesh.

 
 MethodGetNoOfFailedComponents

Gets the number of components that failed to mesh.

 
 MethodGetShellElementNormalAtGets shell normal for a face.  
 MethodGetWorstJacobianRatioGets the worst Jacobian ratio for this mesh.  
 MethodIsComponentFailed

Checks the status of the component.

 
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