Below is a demonstration of the features of the quadBox function


clear; close all; clc;




This function generates the patch data for a quadrilateral mesh rectangular box. The patch data consists of the faces (F), the vertices (V), and face color/label data (faceBoundaryMarker). The input parameters boxDim (1x3 vector) and BoxEl (1x3 vector) define the dimensions of the box and the number of elements to use in all 3 directions.


Plot settings


Creating a quadrilateral mesh of a box

Specifying dimensions and number of elements for each direction

boxDim=[4 5 6]; %Size of the box in each direction
boxEl=[3 4 5]; %Number of elements per direction

Using quadBox to build the patch model


Plotting model

cFigure; hold on;
title('Box quadrilateral faces and normals','FontSize',fontSize);

% patchNormPlot(F,V);

colormap(gjet(6)); icolorbar;
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Kevin Mattheus Moerman, [email protected]

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GIBBON: The Geometry and Image-based Bioengineering add-On. A toolbox for image segmentation, image-based modeling, meshing, and finite element analysis.

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