Femap Tips & Tricks: Elements Sweeping

By AlRobertson

See how to create a solid helical mesh in Femap by sweeping elements.

Femap has many different methods of creating elements and meshes, and in this tip and trick you can see how to sweep elements to form solid helical mesh by simply defining the number of turns, elements per turn and pitch distance.

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This article first appeared on the Siemens Digital Industries Software blog at