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Kasper Skriver December 4, 2006 06:24

increasing cell size in STAR-CCM+
 
Hi

Does anyone know if and how it is possible to have an increasing cell size in one region.

An example could be a pipe where the cell size grows further downstream..

If this isnt possible, can you then think of any alternatives?

Best regards

Kasper Skriver FLSAirtech - Denmark

Jamie December 4, 2006 11:36

Re: increasing cell size in STAR-CCM+
 
You can adjust the surface mesh sizes on the individual boundary regions. This would affect the volume mesh size. You also might consider a volume source to increase or decrease the cell size and cell count. (See the help on volume sources, volume shapes.)

Kasper Skriver December 14, 2006 04:44

Re: increasing cell size in STAR-CCM+
 
Thanks,

I have done it by the volume source method which is actually quite good. Consulting CD-Adapco gave me the same answer..



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