|June 20, 2011, 16:22||
rotational periodic boundary conditions in ICEM
Join Date: May 2011
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How do I set rotationally periodic BCs in ICEM tetra?
I set Global Mesh Parameters>Periodicity>Rotational Periodicity, base (0 0 0), axis of rotation (0 0 1) z-plane, and angle 45.
I have a 45 degree pi slice of a disk. Then I generated a tetra volume mesh automatically from ICEM.
Then I set the BC of the periodic faces to periodic in the Output>Boundary Conditions.
I output the mesh and read it into fluent, and get the error:
Warning: Innapropriate zone type (periodic) for one-sided face zone, Changing to wall.
The periodic faces are different parts. I tried setting the periodic faces to the same part but get the same error.
|June 21, 2011, 01:57||
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Czech Republic
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Periodic mesh works just with Octree algorithm.
Use Octree to create (Lock) surf mesh for other volume algorithms.
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