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Mesh Alignment Problem
« on: February 12, 2010, 06:48:05 am »

Hi, Everyone:

I am trying to simulate a buring truck in a cavern, which consists of five parts (small cavern) with different dimensions. Since five parts have different dimensions (Height, Width and length), i need to creat five different meshes that represent five parts. Therefore, i got problem of mesh alignment between different meshes (parts).

Does anyone konw how to deal with such a problem?

Thanks a lot

« Last Edit: February 12, 2010, 06:49:40 am by »

Charlie Thornton

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Re: Mesh Alignment Problem
« Reply #1 on: February 15, 2010, 09:51:02 am »

If all your cell sizes can be the same, it's not too hard to interlock a bunch of meshes - just make sure each mesh begins and ends on grid lines of the first mesh. 

You can also do it with all cell sizes the same on the first pass, then start adjusting cell sizes.  Just make sure the sizes remain a whole factor vs the neighboring mesh cells (e.g. 1/n or n).