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Balti December 27, 2012 03:35

.nas file for surface or volume meshes
Dear all,

Someone know if the ".nas" (NASTRAN) file is format file for
- only surface meshes
- only volume meshes
- both but with some conditions ?

Thanksfor your help

vangelis January 6, 2013 16:42

nastran files can have description of surface mesh, volume mesh or both.
standard tria, quad, tetra, prism and hexa elements are supported, no pyramids.

hellorishi February 12, 2013 08:33

As already mentioned by Vangelis, Nastran can support both 2D or 3D meshes.

Could you specify your use case ? (softwares used)

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