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Node numbering dsicrepancy?

Node numbering dsicrepancy?

Node numbering dsicrepancy?

(OP)
I have imported an *inp file created in FreeCAD into CAE. I then queried one of the elements to get the nodal connectivity but the element numbering is offset in CAE from th enumbering in the *.inp file, see pic.

Anyone know why this would happen?

RE: Node numbering dsicrepancy?

Is there any connector element that might be renumbered to take number 1?
Why is the numbering important for you?

RE: Node numbering dsicrepancy?

(OP)

Quote (Mustaine3)

Is there any connector element that might be renumbered to take number 1?

Not sure what you mean but the *.inp creator only outputs beam elements.

Quote (Mustaine3)

Why is the numbering important for you?

I'm trying to trouble shoot an import error. In the picture below on the left is the mesh geometry created in FreeCAD & on the right is what happens when I import into CAE. As you can see a kink has been introduced somewhere & I'm trying to find out why.

RE: Node numbering dsicrepancy?

Ahh, ok.

Attach the .inp if you want me to have a look. I assume the issue should not be that hard to find.

RE: Node numbering dsicrepancy?

I would guess that the export from FreeCAD introduced these mistakes. Have you checked the .inp coming out of this tool?

You've attached a .inp coming from A/CAE. As expected, when importing it back into A/CAE or running a datacheck with this .inp, then the kink stays in there.

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