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68]. The node numbering follows the convention of Figure 49.
The element behaves very well and is a good general purpose element, although the C3D20R element yields still better results for the same number of degrees of freedom. The C3D10 element is especially attractive because of the existence of fully automatic tetrahedral meshers.
The F3D10 element is the corresponding fluid element.
guido dhondt 2012-10-06