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element volume

Hi,

I would like to find the volume of each element (Mesh) in Comsol 3D or the area of each element in 2D.

I was wondering if you could help me.

Thanks,
Hoda

5 Replies Last Post 05/10/2012, 03:57 GMT-04:00
Posted: 5 years ago 03/10/2012, 10:03 GMT-04:00
You can get a measure of the size from the parameter "h" - see the help under: "Displaying Mesh Element Quality and the Mesh Element Size". To get the actual volume, I don't know.
You can get a measure of the size from the parameter "h" - see the help under: "Displaying Mesh Element Quality and the Mesh Element Size". To get the actual volume, I don't know.

Posted: 5 years ago 03/10/2012, 12:50 GMT-04:00
Hi

check the doc about "h" mesh average size (not very representative for elongated mesh elements) and "dvol", but the exact volume is more complex as you have the discretization that interfers, the physics and the frame (deformations)

Try a search on the forum, it has already been discussed

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Good luck
Ivar
Hi check the doc about "h" mesh average size (not very representative for elongated mesh elements) and "dvol", but the exact volume is more complex as you have the discretization that interfers, the physics and the frame (deformations) Try a search on the forum, it has already been discussed -- Good luck Ivar

Nagi Elabbasi Certified Consultant
Posted: 5 years ago 03/10/2012, 23:47 GMT-04:00
The quantity you’re looking for is meshvol. Plot it and make sure you set Smoothing = None under Quality in the plot settings.

Nagi Elabbasi
Veryst Engineering
The quantity you’re looking for is meshvol. Plot it and make sure you set Smoothing = None under Quality in the plot settings. Nagi Elabbasi Veryst Engineering

Posted: 5 years ago 04/10/2012, 05:18 GMT-04:00
Hi Nagi

Thanks for the correction, looks like a new name.

As a general comment (also applicable for me ;) use the DOC try a Help - Search - Geometric Variables

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Good luck
Ivar
Hi Nagi Thanks for the correction, looks like a new name. As a general comment (also applicable for me ;) use the DOC try a Help - Search - Geometric Variables -- Good luck Ivar

Posted: 5 years ago 05/10/2012, 03:57 GMT-04:00

Thanks Richard.
Thanks Ivar.
and thank you Nagi.
It was a great help.
Thanks Richard. Thanks Ivar. and thank you Nagi. It was a great help.

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