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Proper mesh connectivity is created only if areas

Are properly connected.


Aglue/aovlap/aadd commands can be used to
create connectivity between different areas.

fini
/clear
/prep7
/title,aglue
k,1,0,0,0
k,2,50
k,3,50,100
k,4,0,100
k,5,50,40,0
k,6,150,40,0
k,7,150,70,0
k,8,50,70,0
a,1,2,3,4
a,5,6,7,8
et,1,plane42
esize,7
amesh,all
aclear,all
aglue,all
amesh,all

Create two areas


k,1,0,0,0
k,2,50
k,3,50,100
k,4,0,100
k,5,50,40,0
k,6,150,40,0
k,7,150,70,0
k,8,50,70,0
a,1,2,3,4
a,5,6,7,8

Observe that there is


no common line in the
definition of two
areas.

Create area mesh..


et,1,plane42
esize,7
amesh,all

Observe improper mesh


connectivity.

Clear the mesh and glue the areas


aclear,all
aglue,all

Plot lines and list the areas.


Observe that line 8 is now
common in both areas. Areas
are now properly connected.

amesh,all

Observe proper mesh


connectivity.