## refine mesh in volume using stretch factor

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Hello

I am new on Trelis. I tested the functionality of the tool and would like to know if it is possible to refine the mesh by using a scaling function and a multiplicative factor.

So the mesh near the walls gradually increase to reach the mesh size of the contiguous volume. Do you know what would be the best method to do this?

In my exemple, I want to refine mesh in volumes 1 and 3 and don't modify mesh in volume 2.

brick x 10 y 10 z 1

webcut volume 1 with plane xplane offset 4.5 noimprint nomerge

webcut volume 2 with plane xplane offset -4.5 noimprint nomerge

undo group begin

imprint volume all

merge volume all

undo group end

curve 18 interval 5

curve 18 scheme equal

curve 36 interval 50

curve 36 scheme equal

curve 41 interval 5

curve 41 scheme equal

curve 1 interval 60

curve 1 scheme equal

curve 12 interval 1

curve 12 scheme equal

surface 21 scheme map

mesh surface 21

surface 8 scheme map

curve 17 interval 5

curve 17 scheme equal

curve 17 interval 5

curve 17 scheme equal

mesh curve 17

curve 18 interval 5

curve 18 scheme equal

mesh curve 18

surface 8 scheme map

curve 1 interval 23

curve 1 scheme equal

curve 1 interval 23

curve 1 scheme equal

mesh curve 1

surface 8 scheme map

mesh surface 8

surface 23 scheme map

mesh surface 23

surface 24 20 11 scheme map

mesh surface 24 20 11

surface 6 scheme map

mesh surface 6

surface 18 9 26 scheme map

mesh surface 18 9 26

surface 19 10 25 scheme map

mesh surface 19 10 25

volume all scheme map

mesh volume all

I am new on Trelis. I tested the functionality of the tool and would like to know if it is possible to refine the mesh by using a scaling function and a multiplicative factor.

So the mesh near the walls gradually increase to reach the mesh size of the contiguous volume. Do you know what would be the best method to do this?

In my exemple, I want to refine mesh in volumes 1 and 3 and don't modify mesh in volume 2.

brick x 10 y 10 z 1

webcut volume 1 with plane xplane offset 4.5 noimprint nomerge

webcut volume 2 with plane xplane offset -4.5 noimprint nomerge

undo group begin

imprint volume all

merge volume all

undo group end

curve 18 interval 5

curve 18 scheme equal

curve 36 interval 50

curve 36 scheme equal

curve 41 interval 5

curve 41 scheme equal

curve 1 interval 60

curve 1 scheme equal

curve 12 interval 1

curve 12 scheme equal

surface 21 scheme map

mesh surface 21

surface 8 scheme map

curve 17 interval 5

curve 17 scheme equal

curve 17 interval 5

curve 17 scheme equal

mesh curve 17

curve 18 interval 5

curve 18 scheme equal

mesh curve 18

surface 8 scheme map

curve 1 interval 23

curve 1 scheme equal

curve 1 interval 23

curve 1 scheme equal

mesh curve 1

surface 8 scheme map

mesh surface 8

surface 23 scheme map

mesh surface 23

surface 24 20 11 scheme map

mesh surface 24 20 11

surface 6 scheme map

mesh surface 6

surface 18 9 26 scheme map

mesh surface 18 9 26

surface 19 10 25 scheme map

mesh surface 19 10 25

volume all scheme map

mesh volume all

- delphine
**Posts:**5**Joined:**Sat Jan 25, 2014 6:35 am

### Re: refine mesh in volume using stretch factor

Hi,

I tried the stretch factor function but the result does not satisfy me.

Curve <range> Scheme Stretch [First_size <double>] [Last_size <double>] [Start Vertex <id>]

I got what I wanted with Option "bias" and "intervals count".

Curve <range> Scheme Bias {Factor|First_Delta|Fraction} <double> [Start Vertex <range>] [preview]

what is the difference between the two options?

thanks a lot

I tried the stretch factor function but the result does not satisfy me.

Curve <range> Scheme Stretch [First_size <double>] [Last_size <double>] [Start Vertex <id>]

I got what I wanted with Option "bias" and "intervals count".

Curve <range> Scheme Bias {Factor|First_Delta|Fraction} <double> [Start Vertex <range>] [preview]

what is the difference between the two options?

thanks a lot

- delphine
**Posts:**5**Joined:**Sat Jan 25, 2014 6:35 am

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