Current work is focused on getting solid parts and solid meshing up and running for the next M3d release.
Now working on the M3d solids geometry kernel. Shown below the brep solid of an imported iges part from AutoCad.
M3dFea wishes you all a happy 2020.
Finally the first 64 Bit version of M3d is available to download (on the download page).
Some improvements to IGES import. The speed of the import has been massively increased.
The preferred export option for Solid Works IGES files is "NURBS".
AutoCad IGES is also another supported type.
A bug had crept into the iges file import which I have now fixed in the latest release of M3d - Apologies.
This video shows how to mesh a 2d surface in M3d and calculate the 2d section properties. The surface meshing capability is currently limited to surface created in M3d using the "SURBOUND" command. The meshing functionality will be extended to all surface types. New version of M3d uploaded today to the website.
Continuing on the theme of the development of the new 2d Mesh generator. M3d can now create an arbitrary beam cross section and numerically calculate the section properties