ParaView Mesh Quality

Mesh Quality Filter in ParaView
Mesh Quality Filter in ParaView

The Group Parts filter uses the VTK filter vtkMeshQuality. The filter computes the quality of the triangular, quadrilateral, and tetrahedral cells in the active data set.

  1. First the user selects the data they wish to operate on from the Selection Window. It will be highlighted when this occurs.
  2. The user can then select Filter->Alphabetical->Mesh Quality from the main menu.
  3. The Triangle Quality Measure menu has pulldown options for Edge Ratio, Aspect Ratio, Radius Ratio, Frobenius Norm, and Minimum Angle.
  4. The Quadrilateral Quality Measure menu has pulldown options for Edge Ratio, Aspect Ratio, Radius Ratio, Frobenius Norm, and Minimum Angle.
  5. The Tet Quality Measure menu has pulldown options for Edge Ratio, Aspect Ratio, Radius Ratio, Frobenius Norm, and Minimum Angle.
  6. The Apply button must be pressed before the output will be generated.

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