Create and Refine a 1-D Linear Lagrange Element Mesh


  • These step-by-step instructions will guide you through creating, refining and rendering a mesh of one-dimensional linear Lagrange elements.
  • The nodal coordinates and element connectivities are read from simple Excel spreadsheets.

Start Continuity

  • Launch the Continuity Client
  • On the About Continuity startup screen

    • leave the mesh checkbox checked under Use Modules:

  • Click OK to bring up the main window

Create mesh

Render mesh

Refine mesh and render again

Pre-built model

This cont6 file contains all data and parameters for this problem: mesh.cont6. Just load, send, calculate, and render.