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

File import from Solidworks to ICEM

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

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old   June 6, 2010, 16:48
Default File import from Solidworks to ICEM
  #1
New Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Posts: 1
Rep Power: 0
Dreamdancer is on a distinguished road
Hi Folks,


i need to mesh some turbine rotor geometry. Due to that, I have constructed the geometry in Solidworks and now want to mesh it using ICEM.

Normally, I did this in the following way:

1.) exporting the geometry from solidworks as an .igs-file
2.) deleting all the available curves and points
3.) building a new topology to create new curves using a model topo tolerance of about 0.00001 (my geometry is about 70mm long)

This time, I experienced the problem that the build topology function produces all bended curves in yellow colour (which would mean they are not connected to all attached surfaces.

Does anyone have a hint how to solve this problem and to get to a good geometry?


Thanks a lot,


Dreamdancer
Dreamdancer 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
Version 15 on Mac OS X gschaider OpenFOAM Installation 120 December 2, 2009 11:23
DxFoam reader update hjasak OpenFOAM Post-Processing 69 April 24, 2008 01:24
Regarding FoamX running Kindly help out hariya03 OpenFOAM Pre-Processing 0 April 18, 2008 04:26
Axisymmetrical mesh Rasmus Gjesing (Gjesing) OpenFOAM Native Meshers: blockMesh 10 April 2, 2007 14:00
error while compiling the USER Sub routine CFD user CFX 3 November 25, 2002 16:16


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 09:33.