CFD Online Logo CFD Online URL
www.cfd-online.com
[Sponsors]
Home > Forums > ANSYS Meshing & Geometry

[ICEM] Quest for seemingly simple Blocking (degenerate block)

Register Blogs Members List Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old   July 12, 2011, 19:48
Default Quest for seemingly simple Blocking (degenerate block)
  #1
Member
 
Join Date: May 2010
Posts: 44
Rep Power: 7
la7low is on a distinguished road
Dear All,

is it possible to create a block to cover a box with two corners merged (resulting in a seven cornered "box")? The 1st attached picture will make my question clear.
Whenever I merge two corner vertices of a block with a swept face or free block, a face will be missing as seen on the first picture.
If someone could put a block in there with the upper and lower face set free (unstructured) do not hesitate to share the result with me (I attached the .tin and .blk files in a zip)! I would like to stitch that block to an existing blocking of mine...Thanks for any help in advance!

The best I could make is to put a wedge on top of the existing degenerate block (2nd pic) then convert the wedge to a Y-block. But as the lower, degenerate block didn't have an upper face the resulting mesh is penetrating (see the 2nd pic).
Attached Images
File Type: jpg YblockDegenQ.jpg (80.0 KB, 39 views)
File Type: jpg Yblock.jpg (83.5 KB, 41 views)
Attached Files
File Type: zip DegenerateBlock.zip (7.5 KB, 13 views)
la7low is offline   Reply With Quote

Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
[ICEM] Blocking and Symmetry BrolY ANSYS Meshing & Geometry 32 August 24, 2012 03:13
[ICEM] Simple Meshing (w/o blocking) shohin ANSYS Meshing & Geometry 7 May 25, 2010 04:23
Can Fluent handle a degenerate block? Error while reading mesh... Anorky FLUENT 1 May 1, 2010 12:47
Icem Mesh to Foam jphandrigan OpenFOAM Mesh Utilities 4 March 9, 2010 03:58
Block correction scheme in SIMPLE Chuck Leakeas Main CFD Forum 0 November 20, 1998 13:51


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 15:59.