||November 12, 2011 13:26
Fluent VS CFX
Originally Posted by Guy
There is still quite a difference in hex meshes, since in a vertex scheme, integration points are located on each sub-face (the faces of each element sector around a node), whereas a cell-centered method only has integration points at the cell faces. For a hex mesh, this means CFX has 24 integration points per control volume, as opposed to 6 integration points with Fluent.
Is this true, Can any explain to me how? Fluent has also formulation for gradient computation based on cell node as well, does it mean Fluent also use 24 integration points if cell node based scheme is turned on?