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Old   May 17, 2012, 05:26
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Hi,


I have a problem with AVL Fire. I donít know how can I change units in this software.
I have made a part in GAMBIT and then meshed it. When I import it into AVL Fire, its dimensions are in m.
I want to change the dimensions to mm, but I don't know how?



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Old   July 17, 2012, 02:45
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hi dear,
I am using AVL Fire, I can it is not possible to scale the meshes in Fire. I had got this problem before. Does your problem resolved?If yes tell me how you scale it in Fire. thanks in advance. if possible be in contact with me via email : reza_hemmatdj@yahoo.com I like to have contact with other Fire users and share experiences.
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Old   July 18, 2012, 00:27
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Hi,

in FIRE all units are SI Standard units. If you import a grid (or other data) the SW assumes that SI Units have been applied when writing the data.

2 options:
a) you write out the Gambit grid again using [m] instead of [mm]
b) use MESH TOOLS > MODIFY > BLOW (0.001) to scale the grid from [m] to [mm]

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