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Old   August 4, 2004, 22:44
Default flow over facing step !! Help!!!
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Michelle Nsahlai
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Hi, I am trying to figure out the velocity profile of particles flowing over a backward facing step, in a flow chamber. I have used the gambit preprocessor,to draw my geometry and produce a mesh. i am still a beginer, not familiar with the software at all, and i still can't figure out how to export it to the fluent interface. please i will appreciate any help.

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Old   August 5, 2004, 10:34
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In gambit select file menu, then export, then mesh. If your model is 2D make sure you also tick the box for exporting a 2D mesh.

To read the mesh in fluent, open the 2D solver and select read case. Make sure you scale the grid in fluent if you didn't created it in metres

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