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Vidya Raja May 21, 2006 16:02

Hi all,

I'm having problems while meshing my geometry in GAMBIT. I'm trying to use sizing functions. For the moment, I'm trying to specify a very coarse mesh using the sizing function just to see how the mesh looks. But whatever I do, GAMBIT crashes and the message displayed says that a fatal error has occured. Also, it says that some of the faces could not be meshed. When I try to mesh according to the heirarchy (i.e. edges, faces, volume) too, the program crashes.

Does anyone have any suggestions for me?

Thanks, Vidya

Madhkar Rapaka May 22, 2006 02:01

Re: GAMBITcrash
Hi Vidya,

Did u check whether there is/are any common face/s in ur model. If there is a common face(shared by two volumes), generally gambit doen't mesh it properly. So check it once

Vidya Raja May 22, 2006 09:22

Re: GAMBITcrash
Hi Madhkar,

There are some common faces in my geometry. This is because my model is enclosed in a cylinder and I subtracted the volume of the model from that of the cylinder to get the flow domain. So I think that's where the common faces were created. But how do I do away with them? Will they affect my geometry? Or is there any other solution?

Thanks, Vidya

madhukar rapaka May 23, 2006 01:34

Re: GAMBITcrash
Hi Vidya,

sorry i was not clear last time. there shuld be only one face in common to two connected volumes. so check it once.

gud luck

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