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mviceconti63
08-08-1998, 12:33 AM
Andrew,
as for every mesh we put on the repository, I have loaded it in Patran
and checked it. If it is only a renumbering problem any good pre-processor
should do it. Let me know.

Cheers to the Gators

Marco



>BIOMCH-Lers,
>
>A student here downloaded the lumbar spine mesh from the ISB site. He has
>gotten thousands of "element has zero or negative volume" messages upon
>execution for the original elements; the elements he added are fine. We
>suspected a node numbering problem but thought that this would manifest
>itself during preprocessing. Has anyone else encountered this as well?
>Any advice is appreciated. Please respond to the student, Nils, directly
>at goetzen@biomat.dental.ufl.edu
>
>Thanks,
>Andrew J. Rapoff, Ph.D.
>Assistant Professor
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