# How to caculate cell volume

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 October 21, 2002, 10:01 How to caculate cell volume #1 Tareq Al-shaalan Guest   Posts: n/a 1 -Could you please tell me of an articals or free books that explain how to caculate the cell volume with general shape. 2 - is there free Algorithm on teh internet that will Calculate 3D cell volume. Thank you Tareq

 October 21, 2002, 17:59 Re: How to caculate cell volume #2 Wei Guest   Posts: n/a if you are dealing with generalized curvilinear structural grids. It is quite simple, just the reciprocal of the grid Jacobian J = d(si, eta, gama)/d(x, y, z).

 November 4, 2002, 09:48 Re: How to caculate cell volume #3 onno Guest   Posts: n/a You will find the formulation in the CFD book of Ferziger and Peric. In short, the definition is: volume = SUM over f of (x_f Ax_f) where f is all the faces of a control volume x_f the x coordinate of the cell face centre Ax_f the x coordinate of the outward pointing face area vector.

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