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Old   December 27, 2012, 03:35
Exclamation .nas file for surface or volume meshes
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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
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Old   January 6, 2013, 16:42
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nastran files can have description of surface mesh, volume mesh or both.
standard tria, quad, tetra, prism and hexa elements are supported, no pyramids.
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Old   February 12, 2013, 08:33
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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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