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Old   September 12, 2007, 04:56
Default inflation layers for hexa mesh using icem cfd
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Hi everyone!

I'm creating a mesh of a pipe using blocking and O-grid methods.I want to create inflation layers near the boundary layer but I can't do it using mesh prism command. Is it because I have hexa mesh or it is just because of the size parameters? Any suggestions? Thanks a lot, I'm quite new to icem cfd.

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Old   September 12, 2007, 06:17
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Since you are doing hexa mesh, you can set the near wall node distance and the strech ratio in the O grid edge itself. This will help you in resolving the wall region well. I am not sure why you are trying for Prism option along with hexa. It is meant for resolving near wall for tetra mesh.

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Old   September 12, 2007, 10:50
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It's probably a good idea to go through some of the hexa meshing tutorials to see how to apply the edge parameters to get near-wall spacings for boundary layers and expand the mesh size into the interior.
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Old   September 12, 2007, 21:22
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Thanks guys, I usually use CFX Mesh before and I just started using ICEM. I'll follow your advice guys. Thanks!


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Old   January 6, 2012, 01:12
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plz suggest some good tutorials for simple 3D geometry on ICEM that are available online.

i am not able to follow the tutorials given in ANSYS.
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