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Old   June 10, 2010, 04:40
Default Minimum Mesh Volume and Computational Precison
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Hey Foamers!

does anybody know how small the mesh can be; when I violate the computational precision?

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Old   June 13, 2010, 08:44
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In double precision you have 14 significant digits; for stabilisation around zero we use VSMALL=1E-300 and for stabilisation around 1 we use approx 2E-14.

My guess is that 1e-14 might start causing you trouble since some normalisations may be done badly. This is something you can fix yourself but it may be a bit tricky...

Above 1E-14 you should be just fine.

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