An Mesh can be constructed from a combination of different elements. The type of elements that can be used in a Mesh depends on the parametric dimension of the Mesh, which is set during Mesh creation. The following are the valid Mesh element types for each valid Mesh parametric dimension (2D or 3D).

Values are:

TRI = 5
2D triangular elements with 3 sides
QUAD = 9
2D quadrilateral elements with 4 sides
TETRA = 10
3D tetrahedral elements with 4 faces
HEX = 12
3D hexahedral elements with 6 faces

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