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Old   March 31, 2014, 05:43
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I am trying to mesh the empty space inside this tower. The inlet pipe at the bottom gets meshed from the inside but because i have a conical geometry inside the tower i cant fill in the space around it with a solid and hence cant get the empty space inside the tower meshed. The mesh is only generated on the walls.

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Old   March 31, 2014, 11:16
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that was not possible before version 14. now you can do that with version 14.5 and up, you need to create a body point (not sure it's called this way), you need to tell ansys where to mesh, otherwise it will go and mesh the solid part
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This has been done in ansys 14.5. Could you please tell how to actually mesh the empty space in the middle.
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