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Old   June 8, 2004, 00:13
Default Structured vs Unstructured
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Quo Vadis
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Hello,

I'd like to know what your oppinion is on this matter, entirely subjective of course. =)

I realise that all problems are unique, but I'm sure you have an oppinion what kind of structure you prefere in general.

So what are the major drawbacks/benefits of the two?

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Old   June 8, 2004, 11:48
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Jarmo Monttinen
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IMO structured gives better results in boundary layers, basically everywhere you need to get good gradients. Unstructured for complex geometries and far away from the walls. I nowadays use mixed meshes only, and would suggest that to anybody if the solver can handle those.

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