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Old   November 20, 2012, 03:54
Default Maximum Cells number of Engrid and Salome
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Do you know what is the maximum numbers of elements that can handle Salome? 300millions elements is it possible?
And what about the maximum elements number of Engrid?
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Old   November 20, 2012, 04:51
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Hello alsdia,

As far as I experienced, in Salome the maximum number of elements is just limited by your hardware (Salome will crash, if you use too many cells). Thou I have to admit, I never simulated a case that was even close to 300M cells.

You could try to set up a easy case, e.g. a block. Then, use hexmesh and number of segment discretisation. Afterwards, you can refine your mesh step by step. Right now I have problems to create meshes with more then 3M cells, but this should be dependent on the hardware as mentioned above.
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