For creating the FE mesh, I used the "Layered Mesh" feature to create a homogeneous mesh with equal aspect ratios. Although the opposite surfaces are equal, a layered mesh is not generated.


A layered solid mesh with a uniform distribution can only be created for solids whose opposite surfaces are defined as exactly equal. It is also necessary to ensure that the lines contained in the surfaces match: they must not be in the form of different divisions (see the figure) or be defined twice.

Please check the geometry of your model. For this, the feature "Tools → Model Check → Overlapping Lines" may also be helpful.


FE mesh solid layered layered FE mesh FE mesh


Contact us

Did you find your question?
If not, contact us via our free e-mail, chat, or forum support, or send us your question via the online form.

(267) 702-2815

RFEM Main Program
RFEM 5.xx

Main Program

Structural engineering software for finite element analysis (FEA) of planar and spatial structural systems consisting of plates, walls, shells, members (beams), solids and contact elements

Price of First License
3,540.00 USD