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I have been looking to do a 3D mesh for a shallow tunnel FE analysis. The output of mesh node orientation along the element should be counter clock wise direction. How and which material helps me best as I am a programming beginner?

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For tetrahedral elements, the easiest way, if not the only way, in MATLAB is with DistMesh Package. It is really easy to use. I do not know the direction of orientation. However, that should be easy to fix in a few lines of code.

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  • $\begingroup$ Thanks Abhilash Reddy M I have tried but when I raise the hight just above the example provided, it get stuck $\endgroup$ – Enqu T. Job Feb 8 '16 at 11:58
  • $\begingroup$ if you have a large DOF, it will take a long time to compute the mesh. In MATLAB you can only do so much. I am curious why does the mesh have to be generated in MATLAB? DId you consider Gmsh or Tetgen? $\endgroup$ – Abhilash Reddy M Feb 8 '16 at 14:18
  • $\begingroup$ No I didn't check gmesh, I am familiar with Matlab and that's why I preferred it. Thanks Abhilash Reddy M. $\endgroup$ – Enqu T. Job Feb 8 '16 at 15:36

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