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Old   June 2, 2011, 08:24
Default Give me some simple formula for to calculate min & max size values using scaling
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sir ,
i am using ANSYS 12
i have a problam in meshing
i am using patch independent tetra mesh.
sir i want some simple formula or procedure for calculate
1.min size
2.max size

using data like geometry size ( X, Y, Z direction length).
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Old   June 6, 2011, 03:27
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Min Size = minimum gap size / 5...10

Max Size = maximum gap size / 10

With that values you have at least 5 to 10 elements in your smallest gap and at least 10 elements in the largest gap. Take this as an first assamption and find values that are reasonable for your project.
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I agree with Max E.'s suggestion as a good way to start.

However, it is very model and situation dependent (no one size fits all). Also, you could have a global min size and a smaller local min size...

You will probably need to come up with your own rule-of-thumb based on your own specific needs.
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