Elements with 5 nodes

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Elements with 5 nodes

Postby snroth » Wed Jun 27, 2012 11:20 am

Hi,

I am working with XFEM for crack propagation. When I postprocess my results with Tecplot, I would like to actually see where the crack passes and split the elements crossed by the crack. This means thad 4 nodes FEQUADRILATERAL can end up with 5 nodes. IN CGNS it is possible to write these type of elements using "NGON_n" connectivity. Is there any way of doing this with TecIO library directly? It is quite a pain to work with FEPOLYGONS and I would like to avoid this.

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Simon-Nicolas Roth

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