CFD Online Logo CFD Online URL
Home > Forums > CFX

ERROR #002100013 has occurred in subroutine Chk_Sp

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

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old   November 3, 2005, 08:28
Default ERROR #002100013 has occurred in subroutine Chk_Sp
Posts: n/a
Hi all,

I am using cfx5.7.1 to do a two modelling. I used symmetry boundaries. Because I don't want more cells on the third direction so the physical distance on the third direction is very small (smaller than the larger cell dimension). Ideally, when I was using structured mesh, only one cell along the third direction and now I have to use unstructured mesh due to the geometry reasons.

There was no problem when I was generating the mesh using ICEM and set the boundary conditions in cfx-pre, only when I run it I got this error (see below). I tried to refine the mesh and used the expert parameters it suggested, but it keeps telling me this.

Does this mean I do need more cells on the third direction in order to make the plane to be a 'strict plane'? If there are more cells in the third direction, am I going to have 3D effects for the calculation? I mean, parameters in the third direction won't be uniform as it is assumed to be.

Thanks for your help

Regards Yingchun

Followed the error message:

ERROR #002100013 has occurred in subroutine Chk_Splane. Message: The symmetry boundary condition requires that the boundary patch mesh faces form a plane or axis. However, face set 14 in the symmetry boundary patch


is not in a strict plane, which means that at least one of its faces is not parallel to the others. To make the solver run you can do one of the following:

(1) Make sure that this symmetry boundary patch is in a plane or

axis by checking and regenerating the mesh.

(2) If the symmetry boundary patch is an axis rather than a

plane, change the tolerance of the degeneracy check by

increasing the value of the Solver Expert Parameter

'degeneracy check tolerance' (the default value is 1.e-4).

(3) Increase the value of the Solver Expert Parameter

'vector parallel tolerance' (the default value is 1 deg.).

Note that the accuracy of the symmetry condition may decrease

as the tolerance is increased. This is because the tolerance

is the number of degrees that a mesh face normal is allowed

to deviate from the average normal for the entire face set.

  Reply With Quote


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
ERROR #001100279 has occurred in subroutine ErrActio tomcatbobby CFX 14 January 20, 2011 21:22
ERROR #001100279 has occurred in subroutine ErrAction. P9408 CFX 1 August 19, 2009 07:56
ERROR #001100279 has occurred in subroutine ErrAct Yijin Li CFX 1 December 1, 2008 17:21
ERROR #001100279 has occurred in subroutine ErrAct Mohamed Musthafa CFX 0 September 29, 2005 08:41
ERROR #001100279 has occurred in subroutine ErrAct Carl CFX 2 July 16, 2005 14:39

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:06.