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Old   February 26, 2002, 13:57
Default Incorrect Volume calc in Fluent
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Guys

Does any one know the exact method used by Fluent to calculate their cell volumes. I have a pyramid which Fluent thinks is negative but it is very much positive. If I rotate the cell through 45 degrees about the x-axis and then reload into fluent, it thinks it is fine !!!

I heard that they use 1-point Gaussian Quadrature to do their calc, but I need more specifics to reproduce their values.

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