Importing an FE mesh

CAE software packages discretize geometry into solid elements (usually tetrahedral). nTop Platform is capable of importing volume meshes necessary for analysis workflows.

Import FE Mesh allows the following formats:

File Type File Extension Notes
Abaqus .inp The format supports node, element, face, and edge sets.
ANSYS Mechanical .cdb Format only supports node and element sets.
ANSYS Fluent .msh Only mesh export is currently supported.
LS-DYNA .k  
Nastran .bdf  
Patran .pat  
Universal File Format .unv  

We can also export several types of FE data.

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