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Old   January 29, 2014, 17:56
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Hello guys.

I wonder if it is possible to set element shape functions in Ansys Meshing. In a default setup it produces meshes with first order element shape functions, so tetras have 4 nodes, hexas 8 nodes, etc. Can one set this to second order?
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Does the Element Midside Node option in Meshing deal with that? The options are program controlled, dropped or kept. Check out the Meshing User Guide > Global Mesh Controls > Advanced Group > Element Midside Nodes.
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Old   January 30, 2014, 04:55
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Yep, that's it. Thanks.

Do you know maybe if it's possible to activate this option with "assembly meshing"? After activating assembly meshing, drop-down menu of "advanced" simply disappears.
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