# hexahedron

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## hexahedron

(hĕk'səhē`drən): see cubecube,
in geometry, regular solid bounded by six equal squares. All adjacent faces of a cube are perpendicular to each other; any one face of a cube may be its base. The dimensions of a cube are the lengths of the three edges which meet at any vertex.
; polyhedronpolyhedron
, closed solid bounded by plane faces; each face of a polyhedron is a polygon. A cube is a polyhedron bounded by six polygons (in this case squares) meeting at right angles.
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## hexahedron

[‚hek·sə′hē·drən]
(mathematics)
A polyhedron with six faces.
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Table 1: Connectivity matrix for a domain divided into 12 hexahedrons elements with 8 nodes (see Figure 1).
In Code 1, NNodes is the number of nodes in the element (in this paper will be used a hexahedron with 8 nodes) and in this table and in other codes that will be presented during this paper was used a Fortran programming language.
An example is shown in Figure 4, for a specific tetrahedron 7-3-12-15 within the hexahedron (Figure 3).
Four terms are selected for the hexahedron (j = 4):
Contour plot of the geometry mapping for an arbitrary hexahedron based on (13) is shown in Figure 5.
Vector plots for three shape functions of an arbitrary hexahedron corresponding to the base of the tetrahedron [T.

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