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ok___ko April 20, 2013 10:59

Where could set the unit in ICEM?
 
Hi,

I want to ask
1. where could set the unit in ICEM?
2. After I export the mesh in ICEM, I want to import that mesh in FLUENT, but it says'Error: Null Domain Pointer', does anybody know why?
I am looking forward to your reply, thanks

Far April 21, 2013 02:40

Hey tita

Can you please share your files?

ok___ko April 21, 2013 05:19

Well, I have alreay imported that sucessfuly, thanks. Could tell me where could set the unit for distance in ICEM?

ghost82 April 21, 2013 06:05

Hi,
usually meshers are dimensionless, I don't know the icem specific case.
However, if you draw in icem a segment 1000 'units' long and these are mm, you can set into fluent that the mesh was created in mm, or you can scale it.
If you create the mesh in meters (better to say if you create a segment 1 'unit' long and these are meters) then you are ok and you don't have to specify units in fluent.

Daniele


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