Tet vs Hex:

Accuracy issues aside (in the case of linear elastic analyses)...

Why would one use Tet vs Hex elements?

Contact? Non-linear?

Reply to
Tom Impelluso
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ease of automatic generation

Reply to
Gordon Everstine

I second Gordon's comment on ease of automatic generation with a HUGE exclamation mark!!!! Hex's are great for accuracy, but wow, they are horrible for complex geometry. You can mesh almost anything with tet's.

Reply to
Steve S

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