FileMeshGenerator

Support File Formats

The FileMeshGenerator is the default type for MOOSE and as the name suggests it reads the mesh from an external file. MOOSE supports reading and writing a large number of formats and could be extended to read more.

ExtensionDescription
.e, .exdSandia's ExodusII format
.datTecplot ASCII file
.froACDL's surface triangulation file
.gmvLANL's GMV (General Mesh Viewer) format
.matMatlab triangular ASCII file (read only)
.mshGMSH ASCII file
.n, .nemSandia's Nemesis format
.pltTecplot binary file (write only)
.node, .ele; .polyTetGen ASCII file (read; write)
.inpAbaqus .inp format (read only)
.ucdAVS's ASCII UCD format
.unvI-deas Universal format
.xda, .xdrlibMesh formats
.vtk, .pvtuVisualization Toolkit

Further FileMeshGenerator Documentation

Input Parameters

  • fileThe filename to read.

    C++ Type:MeshFileName

    Options:

    Description:The filename to read.

Required Parameters

  • control_tagsAdds user-defined labels for accessing object parameters via control logic.

    C++ Type:std::vector

    Options:

    Description:Adds user-defined labels for accessing object parameters via control logic.

  • enableTrueSet the enabled status of the MooseObject.

    Default:True

    C++ Type:bool

    Options:

    Description:Set the enabled status of the MooseObject.

Advanced Parameters

Input Files