CAD Specification Chart

Geometric Modeling

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COMSOL Multiphysics
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Booleans and Partitions
Boolean Operations using the Parasolid® KernelYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
ComposeYes
DifferenceYes
IntersectionYes
Partition DomainsYes
Partition EdgesYes
Partition FacesYes
Partition ObjectsYes
UnionYes
CAD Defeaturing, 3D
Delete FacesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Delete FilletsYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Delete HolesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Delete Short EdgesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Delete Sliver FacesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Delete Small FacesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Delete SpikesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Detach FacesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
CAD Repair, 3D
Knit to SolidYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
RepairYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Constraints and Dimensions, 2D
AngleYes
CoincidentYes
ConcentricYes
Directed DistanceYes
DistanceYes
Equal DistanceYes
Equal RadiusYes
ParallelYes
PerpendicularYes
PositionYes
RadiusYes
Smart ConstraintYes
Smart DimensionYes
Tangent ConstraintYes
Total Edge LengthYes
x-DistanceYes
y-DistanceYes
Conversions
Convert to COMSOL Native Geometry Representation from Parasolid® Representation, 3DYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Convert to CurveYes
Convert to PointYes
Convert to SolidYes
Convert to SurfaceYes
MidsurfaceYes
SplitYes
ThickenYes
Geometric Primitives, 2D
CircleYes
Circular ArcYes
Cubic Bézier PolygonYes
EllipseYes
Interpolation CurveYes
Line SegmentYes
Parametric CurveYes
PointYes
PolygonYes
Quadratic Bézier PolygonYes
RectangleYes
SquareYes
Geometric Primitives, 3D
Bezier PolygonYes
BlockYes
ConeYes
CylinderYes
Eccentric ConeYes
EllipsoidYes
HelixYes
HexahedronYes
Interpolation CurveYes
Line SegmentYes
Parametric CurveYes
Parametric SurfaceYes
Parasolid® Based Geometric Primitives, 3DYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
PointYes
PolygonYes
PyramidYes
SphereYes
TetrahedronYes
TorusYes
Geometry Operations, 2D
ChamferYes
Cross Section of 3D ModelYes
Delete EntitiesYes
Edit ObjectYes
FilletYes
Import Contour Plot as Interpolation CurveYes
TangentYes
Geometry Operations, 3D
Cap FacesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
ChamferYes
Delete EntitiesYes
ExtrudeYes
FilletYes
LoftYes
RevolveYes
SweepYes
ExpandWork PlaneYes
Geometry Sequences and Programming
Delete SequenceYes
Insert SequenceYes
ExpandProgrammingYes
Interactive Sketch Mode, 2D
CircleYes
Circular ArcYes
Cubic Bézier PolygonYes
DeleteYes
EllipseYes
FilletYes
Interpolation CurveYes
PointYes
PolygonYes
Quadratic Bézier PolygonYes
RectangleYes
SquareYes
Parts
Create PartYes
Load PartYes
Part LibrariesYes
Selections
Adjacent SelectionYes
Ball Selection (3D)Yes
Box SelectionYes
Complement SelectionYes
Cumulative SelectionYes
Cylinder SelectionYes
Difference SelectionYes
Disk Selection (2D)Yes
Explicit SelectionYes
Intersection SelectionYes
Union SelectionYes
Transforms
ArrayYes
CopyYes
MirrorYes
MoveYes
Rigid TransformYes
RotateYes
ScaleYes
Virtual Operations
Collapse EdgesYes
Collapse Face RegionsYes
Collapse FacesYes
Form Composite DomainsYes
Form Composite EdgesYes
Form Composite FacesYes
Ignore EdgesYes
Ignore FacesYes
Ignore VerticesYes
Merge EdgesYes
Merge VerticesYes
Mesh Control DomainsYes
Mesh Control EdgesYes
Mesh Control FacesYes
Mesh Control VerticesYes
ExpandAutomatic Removal of DetailsYes