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Old   July 21, 2012, 05:21
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Can anyone tell me the mathematical definition of skewness, smoothness and aspect ratio of a mesh cell?

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Old   July 23, 2012, 02:42
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You can find all the definitions for mesh quality in the Gambit user guide (p.3-88 of the pdf).

What do you mean by "smoothness" of a cell? For me smoothness is for the domain, i.e. there should not be abrupt jumps in cell size in your grid.

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