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Old   November 24, 2004, 04:35
Default Surface orientation in ICEM5..Please help.
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Pete
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Hi all,

I recently create a tetra mesh with prism elements. When I check the mesh, it said the surface orientation is not okay but when I click on the "Fix", it should me a strange function and said it can't be fixed. A tsl script error pops up later. What can I do to fix this problem? If not solved this error, will that affect the simulation in CFX5.7?

Thank you for your advice. Really don't know what to do right now.... From,Pete
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Old   November 24, 2004, 05:52
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This error can affect simulation sometimes, especially when you have internal walls (we had such problems). To fix it you need switch on such families and use ReOrient Mesh->Reorient Consistent (in terms of new gui) for surface elements.
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