[Dune] Grid format for unstructured grids from GMSH files

Oliver Sander sander at mi.fu-berlin.de
Tue Nov 22 22:59:47 CET 2011

Am 22.11.2011 20:42, schrieb Jö Fahlke:
> Am Tue, 22. Nov 2011, 16:56:20 +0000 schrieb Sacconi, Andrea:
>> I'm making my first tries, and I'm using .msh files I produced for my MSc thesis.
>> First mesh I'd like to reproduce is 3D, unstructured, with only tetrahedra. Since I'm in this first stage, parallelism is not required.
> Then you have two options: AlbertaGrid and ALUSimplexGrid.  Alberta doesn't

Well, for completeness: you could also use UG.  It is slightly more involved
to install, but the installation process is well documented and many people
have successfully done it.


> support parallelism and uses a bisection strategy when refining.  There are
> packages available for e.g. Debian (and they can probably be installed on
> Ubuntu without any problem).  ALUGrid splits a tet into 8 smaller tets when
> refining, and does support parallelism (in 3D).  There aren't any distribution
> packages that I know of, but it's source is available as a standard
> "configure;make;make install"-tarball, so it should be easier than UG.
> Bye,
> Jö.
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