Mesh generator: definition (structure)


A mesh generator is defined by:

  • a name (and a comment)
  • a type
  • specific characteristics belonging to a type


The name to identify the mesh generator is set by the user during the creation of this one.

A comment (optional) can be added to the name.

Types of mesh generators

The different types of mesh generators and the characteristics useful for their description are gathered in the tables below.

Type of mesh generator Description
automatic predefined mesh generator
mapped predefined mesh generator
no mesh predefined mesh generator
linked geometric transformation
extrusion geometric transformation

height of layers (choice between defining all layers or first layer)

number of layers

geometric progression coefficient of layers

dominant element type in remaining volume