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dsking September 7, 2012 17:17

Simplifying CAD Geometry
 
Does anyone know of useful tutorials or guidelines for simplifying an imported CAD geometry in the Design Modeler?

I would like to run a Fluent simulation using an exisiting Pro-E design but it has many small features (i.e. holes, corners, edges, etc.) that are unnecessary/unfriendly for CFD analysis.

Thanks.

caddesign9 September 13, 2012 07:39

Hi
 
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Richard

ABF September 13, 2012 08:26

Would it not be easier to simplify the model in its native format, save it as a simplified model, and then import it?

dsking September 13, 2012 12:28

Richard: Hello, any help/guidelines you could offer on simplifying a geometry for CFD analysis would be greatly appreciated.



ABF: I am not sure, the geometry's native format is Pro-E and I am not very experienced in Pro-E so I would rather use Design Modeler if possible.


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