UG_IO SimSys 3D Node, Grid, and Function File Types (64-bit int version)

File Type Suffix and Description
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.snode
------
SNODE 3D source node data file. 
An SNODE file contains a list of node coordinates and spacing function. 
This file type uses a fixed file format and the [.format] File Format Suffix is 
not applicable. 
 
.mnode
------
MNODE 3D metric source node data file. 
A MNODE file contains a list of node coordinates and symmetric metric. 
This file type uses a fixed file format and the [.format] File Format Suffix is 
not applicable. 
 
.tags
-----
TAGS surface tags data file. 
A TAGS file contains a list of surface IDs and surface BC properties. 
This file type uses a fixed file format and the [.format] File Format Suffix is 
not applicable. 
This file type may only be used for input files. 
 
.split
------
SPLIT split-face hex-element data file. 
A SPLIT file contains a list of hex-elements with 2:1 split faces. 
 
.snsdata
--------
SNS specified normal spacing data file. 
An SNS file contains the specified normal spacing data for BL grid generation. 
This file type uses a fixed file format and the [.format] File Format Suffix is 
not applicable. 
This file type may only be used for input files. 
 
.psdata
-------
PSDATA periodic surface definition data file. 
A PSDATA file contains the definitions for periodic surface pairs. 
This file type uses a fixed file format and the [.format] File Format Suffix is 
not applicable. 
This file type may only be used for input files. 
 
.poly
-----
POLY unstructured b-surf grid file. 
A POLY file contains a tria/quad face boundary surface grid. This file type is 
used by TetGen. 
This file type uses a fixed file format and the [.format] File Format Suffix is 
not applicable. 
This file type may only be used for output files. 
 
.surf
-----
SURF 3D unstructured b-surf grid file. 
A SURF file contains a tria/quad face boundary surface grid. 
This file type uses a fixed file format and the [.format] File Format Suffix is 
not applicable. 
 
.tri
----
Cart3D TRI unstructured b-surf grid file. 
A Cart3D TRI file contains a tria face boundary surface grid. This file type is 
generated by the Cart3D system. 
 
.cfd++
------
CFD++ grid file set. 
A CFD++ grid file set contains a tria/quad face boundary surface grid and a 
polyhedral element volume grid. This file type uses multiple files for 
coordinates (nodesin.bin), elements (cellsin.bin), and surface faces 
(exbcsin.bin). 
This file type uses a fixed file format and the [.format] File Format Suffix is 
not applicable. 
This file type may only be used for output files. 
 
.cobalt.grd
-----------
Cobalt grid file. 
A Cobalt grid file contains a tria/quad face boundary surface grid and a 
polyhedral element volume grid. 
This file type uses a fixed file format and the [.format] File Format Suffix is 
not applicable. 
This file type may only be used for output files. 
 
.face
-----
TETGEN 3D unstructured grid file set. 
A TETGEN file set contains a tria face boundary surface grid and (optionally) a 
tetrahedral volume grid. This file type uses multiple files for coordinates 
(.node), elements (.ele), and faces (.face). This file type is used by TetGen. 
This file type uses a fixed file format and the [.format] File Format Suffix is 
not applicable. 
 
.mcell
------
NSU3D grid file. 
A NSU3D grid file contains a tria/quad boundary surface grid and (optionally) a 
polyhedral element volume grid. 
 
.mesh
-----
MESH 3D unstructured grid file. 
A MESH file contains a tria/quad face boundary surface grid and (optionally) a 
polyhedral element volume grid. This file type is supported by the Gamma 
Project of INRIA. 
This file type uses a fixed file format and the [.format] File Format Suffix is 
not applicable. 
 
.meshb
------
Binary MESH 3D unstructured grid file. 
A MESH file contains a tria/quad face boundary surface grid and (optionally) a 
polyhedral element volume grid. This file type is supported by the Gamma 
Project of INRIA. 
This file type uses a fixed file format and the [.format] File Format Suffix is 
not applicable. 
 
.bdf
----
NASTRAN 3D unstructured grid file. 
A NASTRAN file contains a tria/quad face boundary surface grid and (optionally) 
a polyhedral element volume grid. The suffix .nas and .bdf are equivalent. 
This file type uses a fixed file format and the [.format] File Format Suffix is 
not applicable. 
 
.nas
----
NASTRAN 3D unstructured grid file. 
A NASTRAN file contains a tria/quad face boundary surface grid and (optionally) 
a polyhedral element volume grid. The suffix .nas and .bdf are equivalent. 
This file type uses a fixed file format and the [.format] File Format Suffix is 
not applicable. 
 
.ufast
------
UFAST 3D unstructured grid file. 
A UFAST file contains a triangulated boundary surface grid and (optionally) a 
tetrahedral volume grid. The UFAST file type is identical to the FAST (PLOT3D) 
unstructured grid file type. 
 
.ugrid
------
UGRID 3D unstructured grid file. 
A UGRID file contains a tria/quad face boundary surface grid and (optionally) a 
polyhedral element volume grid. 
This file type can use socket or TMP file mode if a C binary double file format 
is also used. 
 
.ufunc
------
UFUNC 3D function file. 
A UFUNC file contains field function data (scalar and/or vector). 
This file type can use socket or TMP file mode if a C binary double file format 
is also used. 
 
.sfunc
------
SFUNC 3D function file. 
An SFUNC file contains field function data (scalar, vector, matrix, and/or 
symmetric metric). 
This file type can use socket or TMP file mode if a C binary double file format 
is also used. 
 
.sol
----
MESH SOL 3D unstructured function file. 
A MESH SOL file contains field function data (scalar, vector, matrix, and/or 
symmetric metric). This file type is supported by the Gamma Project of INRIA. 
This file type uses a fixed file format and the [.format] File Format Suffix is 
not applicable. 
 
.solb
-----
Binary MESH SOL 3D unstructured function file. 
A MESH SOL file contains field function data (scalar, vector, matrix, and/or 
symmetric metric). This file type is supported by the Gamma Project of INRIA. 
This file type uses a fixed file format and the [.format] File Format Suffix is 
not applicable. 
 
 

Details on the specific file types are available in the UG_IO SimSys 3D Node, Grid, and Function File Types section for the standard 32-bit int version. Note that only those listed above are applicable with the 64-bit version.

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