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tolu November 24, 2010 20:37

How to Draw and Mesh in ICEM
Hey. I am working on my project and my supervisor asked me to draw a rectangle with 100 grids and put boundary conditions. He said I should do it on ICEM. I am struggling to do it yet. I would appreciate any help on the steps I need to do.

tolu November 24, 2010 20:39

I am using ANSYS 12.1 by the way.

BrolY November 25, 2010 09:51

You should really start with the tutorials.

On the "geometry" tab, there are a lot of options to create the geometry you want (by points, curves and surfaces).

For the mesh, you should use an hexa mesh, it is very easy !
On the "blocking" tab, create a block inside your rectangle. Then select the nodes distribution you want in order to create the mesh refinement you need.

But, again, start with the tutorials !

BrolY November 25, 2010 10:02

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Here is a simple example. Is that what you are looking for?

About the boundary conditions, you have to create parts (such as WALL, INLET, OUTLET etc..) where you want to define your BC.

Have fun !

tolu November 25, 2010 10:16

Thanks BroIY. I have just tried doing it using the point method. I have put up the four points of the rectangle. How do I join them and dimension them?

BrolY November 25, 2010 10:20

Geometry -> Create/modify curve -> From points

Then select 2 points to create a curve.
After you ahve created your 4 curves, go to

Geometry -> Create/modify surface -> Simple surface

Then select your 4 curves, and it will create your surface.

Your geometry is done !

You really should try some tutorials, 'cause the mesh generation is a little bit more complicated. But it's still easier when you do it with the tutorials !

tolu November 25, 2010 10:43

Thanks a lot. I have just drawn the rectangle. Do you know of any good tutorials because the tutorials on the software are not so good really.

pradeeppandeygbpec November 29, 2010 15:22

Go through tutorial on 2-D pipe junction.
U will learn many things

happy December 12, 2010 04:29

could any one help me to get some tutorials because my program send me to online page that need some information I do not have??????:confused:

pradeeppandeygbpec December 12, 2010 05:47

If u are working with ICEMCFD then it has its own tutorials under "Help" tab in main window(extreme right).
Your question is not very clear..!!

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