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OfirLaor April 9, 2012 13:29

Help with connection and enclosure
 
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Hi all,

I'm trying to create simple enclosure with one plane over the attached model.

The problem is that the operation fails with " Error- operation would result in non-manifold bodies context: Geometry Engine, while generating feature enclosure3.
"

I guess that it comes from the 3 red lines indicates that they are not connected, but I couldn't connect them no matter what I tried...

Thanks for your help!

Far April 24, 2013 16:43

I am facing same problem. Did you find solution to it?

I tried to use sew operation but in vain.

diamondx April 24, 2013 17:29

share your project...

Far April 24, 2013 23:25

;) Here we go:

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/...8/enclosur.rar

jrunsten April 25, 2013 03:22

Quote:

Originally Posted by Far (Post 422970)

https://www.dropbox.com/s/i7r53mt917...Far_plane.agdb :)

Far April 25, 2013 03:24

What was the problem with original files... :o

jrunsten April 25, 2013 03:31

The bodies at the base of the wings meet at the bottom of the fuselage at an edge. I guess combined they are not really a "valid" solid. You cant subtract or combine something with zero thickness, which i guess is what this connection is treated as. For example, you cant unite the two wing bodies together.

Thats my theory anyway

Far April 25, 2013 03:33

Can you please show me the screen shots (design modeller) of the operations you have applied in sequence . Can you please explain the overall procedure ?

Thanks for your help. :)

jrunsten April 25, 2013 03:45

Disregard my last post/file.

The main problem is that your fuselage was a surface and the rest are solids. I closed the holes in the front and back with Concept > Surfaces From Edges. Then in your Sew body operation, make sure to select Yes in the "Create solids?" fields.

http://i.imgur.com/buc2r6I.png

Then its a simple manner of creating the farfield and subtracting the plane.

http://i.imgur.com/Q0Kb974.png

https://www.dropbox.com/s/gmo0t5lrnv..._plane_v2.agdb


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