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In FEM, which option is not correct with respect to the generation of element geometries?

(a) It involves coordinate transformation

(b) It is based on a one-to-many mapping

(c) A point in actual element maps uniquely to master element

(d) Tiny interior angles are avoided

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The correct choice is (b) It is based on a one-to-many mapping

The best I can explain: The numerical evaluation of integrals over actual elements involves a coordinate transformation from the actual element to a master element. The transformation is acceptable if and only if every point in the actual element is mapped uniquely into a point in the master element, and vice versa. Such mappings are termed one-to-one. To avoid numerical failure of matrices, the interior angle at each vertex of a triangular element should be reasonably larger than 0°.

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