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andrew hayes August 27, 2007 09:32

importing from Solid Works
I am having trouble importing my solid works file. I have been successful doing this with older versions of Gambit, but v2.4 keeps telling me either a) 0 faces, 0 edges, 0 vertex have been imported or b)translation requires license feature geom-trans. Is it possible that the university's license file doesn't allow Solid Works importing? I have tried ACIS, Parasolid, IGES, Step files with no luck. Any suggestions would be appreciated.


Pedro ROS August 27, 2007 10:03

Re: importing from Solid Works
Hi, I have been using STEP files successfully, generated on my PC by the solidworks 2005 available on emule...

andrew hayes August 28, 2007 13:22

Re: importing from Solid Works
do you have to declare the flow volume in Solid Works? I can import the 3d drawing, but I can't seem to define the flow volume.

Have you tried using the solid works ad-on made by Fluent? I am having trouble with that as well.


Pedro ROS August 28, 2007 13:58

Re: importing from Solid Works
I just imported the geometry on a step file into gambit. to continue with the meshing process there. Unfortunately I did not use anything else. Sorry.

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