## Finite element mesh a plate with a hole

Version 1.0.4 (575 KB) by
Generate finite element coordinates and elements for a rectangular plate with a circular hole
Updated 25 Nov 2022

# Finite_element_mesh_plate_with_a_hole

## Introduction

This code is modified based on Dr. Siva Srinivas Kolukula's work: https://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/fileexchange/44670-mesh-a-plate-with-hole

"Finite analysis of plate with hole is very common. For analyzing first step is to mesh the domain. In the present code, a plate with hole is meshed using TFI (Transfinite interpolation). A plate of length L and breadth, B is considered. In most of the analysis of plates, due to symmetry of the plate a 1/4th grid of the domain is sufficient. Here using 1/4th of the plate is discretized, a hole at the center of the plate of radius, R is considered."

I have finished generating conventional FE-coordinates and elements. I also extend the code to consider some long rectangular shape plates.

## Contact

I appreciate your comments and ratings to help me further improve this code. If you have other questions, feel free to contact me. Jin Yang (Caltech, solid mechanics, PhD '19): jin.yang@austin.utexas.edu -or- aldicdvc@gmail.com

### Cite As

Jin Yang (2024). Finite element mesh a plate with a hole (https://github.com/jyang526843/Finite_element_mesh_plate_with_a_hole), GitHub. Retrieved .

##### MATLAB Release Compatibility
Created with R2020a
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##### Platform Compatibility
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Version Published Release Notes
1.0.4

Improve the mesh quality about the "cusp" on the y axis apexes of the hole. I would like to sincerely thank Prof. David Wootton for pointing out this suggestion! https://github.com/jyang526843/Finite_element_mesh_plate_with_a_hole

1.0.3

1.0.2

Update code description

1.0.1

Update code logo

1.0.0

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