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Old   June 19, 2003, 10:59
Default Will jumps of mesh size in FEM cause troubles?
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In finite element (FEM) simulaiton, if mesh size jumps, or, sizes of adjacent elments differ a lot, like 1:10, will this give bad solutions?

In FDM, mesh size jump leads to bad solution. Anyone has experience with FEM? if yes, why?

THanks a lot?

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