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Different results with different nodes and elements using geometryFromMesh PDE toolbox

Asked by Vinh Dang on 5 Dec 2016
Latest activity Answered by Alan Weiss
on 5 Dec 2016
Hello everyone, I used the command gemometryFromMesh to create a geometry within model (with known nodes and elements). I used this code
X_length = 80;
Y_length = 50;
Z_length = 20;
Nx = 15;
Ny = 20;
Nz = 10;
x = linspace(0,X_length,Nx);
y = linspace(0,Y_length,Ny);
z = linspace(0,Z_length,Nz);
w = 1;
for kx = 1:Nx
for ky = 1:Ny
for kz = 1:Nz
X(w) = x(kx);
Y(w) = y(ky);
Z(w) = z(kz);
w = w + 1;
end
end
end
TRI = delaunay(X,Y,Z);
nodes = [X ; Y ; Z];
elements = TRI';
model = createpde(3);
geometryFromMesh(model,nodes,elements)
figure
h = pdegplot(model,'FaceLabels','on');
h(1).FaceAlpha = 0.5;
Problem is that the facelabel will be different with different values of node and element. Here I used two different values of Nx: 15 and 20 (different values of Nx lead to different values of node and element), I obtained two results with different facelabels (the first one is Nx = 15). Can anyone help me to solve this problem: how can I obtain the same facelabel with different values of node and element? Thank you in advance!

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Answer by Alan Weiss
on 5 Dec 2016

Sorry, I know of no way to determine the face labels other than examining them in the created geometry. I do not believe that there is any control that you can exercise to keep the labels the same.
Alan Weiss
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