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Trac September 25, 2005 22:55

Importing Patran mesh into Gambit
 
We've got a mesh that was created in CATIA, then exported to Patran as a .dat file. We are now trying to get this mesh from Patran into Gambit. The Fluent site says you can import Patran files, and in Gambit it asks for a "Neutral" file (.neu), but we can't get Patran to produce this.

Has anyone successfully imported a mesh from Patran (or CATIA!) into Gambit?

Thanks, Trac

Babu September 29, 2005 10:32

Re: Importing Patran mesh into Gambit
 
I'm importing Patran meshes to Gambit/Fluent with out any problem. If you can create a neutral file (with either *.out or *.neu name). Just use import option to read this patran neutral file to get the mesh there.

Babu


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