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Old   March 25, 2008, 09:17
Default GAMBIT problem with 3D Boundary Layer when meshing
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Anthony Haroutunian
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Hi all,

i got an error when meshing the domain volume. At the trailing edges of a boat keel with the ballast bulb the surface boundary layer on the foil and bulb surface don't go around the "trailing edge" edge and when meshing, GAMBIT gives an error : "Currently, 3D boundary layers are limited to flat face groups with the same boundary layer on all faces. A discontinuity has been found where one face has a boundary layer and the adjacent one does not. The problems occur in volume v_volume.6 along the following edges : v_edge.136, v_edge.148 and v_edge.133"

I tried to add the trailing edge edge in the Boundary Layer but it doesn't help

Any Idea?

Thanks

Anthony
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Old   March 26, 2008, 00:08
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Aidan
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That error occurs when you don't have all the faces selected correctly. Also, it occurs when gambit can't find a logical start-finish point for the 3D boundary layer. Are you trying to wrap the boundary layer around the trailing edge?
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Old   March 26, 2008, 03:02
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Yes I'd like to wrap the BL around the trailing edge! do you know how to do that ? even with the "wedge corner shape" option in the BL menu, it does not work. Thanks

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