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Mesher and Meshing

  • Raphael Jean Boulbes
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Abstract

Meshing part is one of the most challenging parts in FEA modeling and there is no way to link some theoretical criteria applicable for a categorization or standardization of the model. Because each model is almost unique despite similar designs, small changes always lead to a new thinking to mesh the structure. The mesh pattern is geometry dependent but independent of boundary and loading conditions, which explains the need to understand mesher features first. This can be seen more like an artistic mesh as opposed to an accurately physics-related one. However, all types of art obey rules and principles and these are described inside this chapter with a deep understanding of what an Abaqus mesher is and what it can do. That the best way to minimize troubleshooting with mesh element distortions.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Raphael Jean Boulbes
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  1. 1.LyonFrance

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