Commit 23bba3b4 authored by Peter Bastian's avatar Peter Bastian

some more description of gmsh

[[Imported from SVN: r260]]
parent 1b75b24b
...@@ -979,9 +979,13 @@ Again, no interface specification exists for file readers in \Dune. ...@@ -979,9 +979,13 @@ Again, no interface specification exists for file readers in \Dune.
Arguably the most important file format currently supported by \Dune is Arguably the most important file format currently supported by \Dune is
the \lstinline!gmsh! format. \lstinline!Gmsh!\footnote{\url{http://geuz.org/gmsh/}} the \lstinline!gmsh! format. \lstinline!Gmsh!\footnote{\url{http://geuz.org/gmsh/}}
is an open-source grid generator. It creates simplicial grids in 2d and 3d is an open-source grid generator and modeller. It allows to define
geometries using a boundary representation (interactively and via its
own modelling language resulting in \lstinline!.geo!-files),
creates simplicial grids in 2d and 3d (using
\lstinline!tetgen! or \lstinline!netgen!)
and stores them in files ending in \lstinline!.msh!. \lstinline!Gmsh! and stores them in files ending in \lstinline!.msh!. \lstinline!Gmsh!
can be compiled with \lstinline!OpenCascade!, an open-source CAD can also be compiled with \lstinline!OpenCascade!, an open-source CAD
kernel. Via \lstinline!gmsh! kernel. Via \lstinline!gmsh!
CAD geometries, e.~g.~from IGES or STEP files, can be meshed and subsequently be used in CAD geometries, e.~g.~from IGES or STEP files, can be meshed and subsequently be used in
\Dune. Moreover, the reader supports second order \Dune. Moreover, the reader supports second order
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