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Old   October 27, 2006, 08:54
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Hi all,

I'm simulating a wind tunnel test for a flow over hydrofoil. After making the mesh, I see mesh elements penetrate the foil with a small hole in the mesh around the foil end. Where is the problem? The foil has a top, bottom and side surfaces. Why the mesh inside the foil not around?

Any guides are welcome.


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Old   October 27, 2006, 10:03
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If the top and bottom surfaces are very close, the projection algorithm in tetra may get them mixed up. To prevent this, define the top and bottom surfaces as a "thin cut". See the documentation for how to do this.

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Old   October 27, 2006, 10:31
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Thanks Robin That's very helpful and fast.

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