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salome-med  6.5.0

General information

The SUPPORT class is the class representing subregions of the mesh in the MEDMEM library. A SUPPORT object groups together a set of elements that have similar entity types.


The reference for the SUPPORT methods are given by the following links :

FAMILY objects

The FAMILY concept is directly linked to the representation of supports in the MED file. It is only useful for directly manipulating the arrays that are written/read by the MED drivers. More information can be found on this topic in MED reference guide.

A FAMILY is a SUPPORT with some additional methods that concern some optional attributes (we could have none) and groups (we could also have none) :

GROUP objects

A GROUP is a SUPPORT with some additional methods to find FAMILY that makes it up :