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Old   October 25, 2005, 09:54
Default Centrifugal impeller modelling
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Rik
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Has anybody got any experience with meshing a centrifugal impeller in 3D? i've heard that meshing the 3D model can be tricky and that it's best to mesh 2D and then project it mesh linked.

any helpful hints????

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Old   October 27, 2005, 06:43
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gisu park
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hi i am working on the centrifugal impeller. At this stage, i am working on meshing volume I actually modelled goemetry in solidworks2004 and imported file in gambit as IGS file. Then i created a virtual volume in gambit. And then i run in fluent. Due to complexity of shape of impeller, i think its quite hard to model in gambit unless you use turbo option. Hoe this helps.
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