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ic3wall August 1, 2012 15:24

How to get mesh total volume quickly?
 
Hi,

What's the fastest way to get the total volume of a mesh precisely (sum of volume of each cell)?

I know checkMesh is giving Mesh total volume but i'm not sure if it's really mesh total volume or volume of bounding box ..

Thank you!

tcarrigan August 1, 2012 17:24

What software are you using to generate the mesh? It may provide the appropriate utilities for doing a volume calculation.

matt.mech.eng August 1, 2012 19:20

checkMesh gives the volume of the mesh not the bounding box
you can easily calculate the volume of the bounding box yourself.. compare with checkMesh volume given


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