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Mesh Refinement - Odd Mesh Contact Points

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03-30-2012 10:03 AM

I've included the picture of the issue I've been having; basically I mesh the model, set refinement points and after doing so, the mesh shows up, in some areas, as shown in the picture.

 

Any reason that this happens?  Having to go back and redraw the mesh by hand and solid mesh is overly time consuming.

 

Thanks in advance for any and all help.

 

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Re: Mesh Refinement - Odd Mesh Contact Points

03-30-2012 10:18 AM in reply to: nav

hi I am not an expert

 

but did you check the model?i mean CHECK and shrink it and see if you see real elemnts there.....

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Re: Mesh Refinement - Odd Mesh Contact Points

03-30-2012 11:10 AM in reply to: madg1

Having seen this problem before, yes, these are real elements. 

 

Nonetheless, here is a picture of the area that has been shrunk.

 

 

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Re: Mesh Refinement - Odd Mesh Contact Points

03-30-2012 12:35 PM in reply to: nav

if uploading you model is not an issue for you, I can give a try....:smileyhappy:

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Re: Mesh Refinement - Odd Mesh Contact Points

04-05-2012 07:50 AM in reply to: nav

No help or suggestions from any Autodesk employees?

 

I'm assuming this is happening due to the fact that midside nodes are turned on.  Rather than the mesh connecting nodes at the edge of the part, it appears that they skip the first row of nodes on the first elements and proceed to connect at the midside node locations instead,

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