CFD Online Discussion Forums

CFD Online Discussion Forums (http://www.cfd-online.com/Forums/)
-   ANSYS Meshing & Geometry (http://www.cfd-online.com/Forums/ansys-meshing/)
-   -   [ICEM] Thin Symmetric Airfoil (http://www.cfd-online.com/Forums/ansys-meshing/107094-thin-symmetric-airfoil.html)

dragby September 17, 2012 11:31

Thin Symmetric Airfoil
 
Hello,

I would like to mesh a thin symmetric airfoil in 2D with Hexa-dominant cells and a prism layer around my airfoil. Is that possible? I don't manage to obtain a prism layer , what can I do? I never used ICEM before for a project but only made some tutorials.
I usually use Starccm+ but for this projet, the polyhedral mesh with a prism layer mesher doesn't give me satisfaction that's why I choose ICEM v13 which seem more appropriate for a 2D study.

Thank you very much for your help!

Regards,

Antoine

stuart23 September 17, 2012 11:39

Did you want to use structured hexa mesh, unstructured cartesian cutcell or unstructured hex-dominant mesh? Type these terms into google image search if you are unsure.


Stu

dragby September 17, 2012 11:52

I think I would like to have an unstructured hex-dominant mesh, not like the trimmer function in Starccm+

Thanks for the quick answer!

stuart23 September 17, 2012 12:03

Didn't realise you are doing a 2D analysis.

Import the face into ICEM and select "All Quads" in the Patch Dependant mesher. When you then create the mesh, you will then get an unstructured 2D quad mesh.


Stu


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 09:44.