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Nikos January 30, 2007 13:46

Mesh Creation
Hey guys,

I have a question. Which add-on of Star-CD can I use to import iges geometry and create a mesh??


TG January 30, 2007 16:06

Re: Mesh Creation
pro-SURF lets you read IGES files. From there you can send the surface to either STAR-CCM+ or pro-STAR for volume meshing.

Nikos January 31, 2007 08:24

Re: Mesh Creation
Thanks TG. How do I send it to pro-STAR? Is there some other kind of export function?

julien caradonna January 31, 2007 09:13

Re: Mesh Creation
Hi Nikos, use Pro-Surf. Import the iges file, then you triangolate it and you save it as a *.dbs file. You open Pro-Amm and import the database (*.dbs) file, then you can create the mesh. By

Nikos January 31, 2007 11:27

Re: Mesh Creation
Thanks guys uve been very helpful!!

Kevin February 1, 2007 21:43

Re: Mesh Creation
Hi Nikos. To add to the last comment, once you have a database (.dbs) file saved from pro-surf, simply start a new session of pro-STAR using a casename the same as the filename used for the database file and then issue a "DBASE LIST" command to list the contents of the file. The "DBASE GET {ID}" command can then be used to get the cells and vertices etc in the file so that they can be plotted on the screen. Do a help on the "DBASE" command to see the other options it contains.

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