# OOF: Finite Element Analysis of Microstructures

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*/initialize/uniform*

This menu creates a uniform rectangular grid (finite element mesh) of
a single type of element. Variables in the menu determine the shape of
the rectangle, how it is divided into finite elements, and what type
of nodes to use. The grid is then initialized by executing a function
representing one of the element types. After a uniform grid is
created, the grid can be made inhomogeneous by selecting elements
(section 3.19) and replacing them (section
3.3).
The size of the grid is determined by the variables *height* and
*width*. The grid is divided into
rectangular elements, each of which is then divided into two
triangular elements according to the variable *diagonals*.

Menus |
Functions |
Variables |

empty | nx = 20 | |

isotropic | ny = 20 | |

cubic | width = 1 | |

hexagonal | height = 1 | |

orthorhombic | diagonals = liberal | |

eds_el | interior_nodes = xy | |

damisotropic | boundary_nodes = xy | |

damage | ||

etc. |

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