|August 6, 2009, 09:43||
setting up domain and meshing for OpenFOAM
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Den Haag, The Netherlands
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I want to use OpenFOAM to solve an internal flow in a rectangular duct with circular outlets. I don't really know what is the best way to set the geometry and create the mesh. Do I have to set all the vertices (and the inlet and outlet patches) in the blockMeshDict ? How is it possible to create circular patches then ?
I tried to draw the system with Blender and use the snappyHexMesh tool, but it seems that I still need to set the inlet and outlet patches in blockMeshDict. Anyone knows of a simple way to set up the geometry ?
Another question : what program do you use to open and edit stl files ?
|August 6, 2009, 14:15||
Join Date: Mar 2009
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Read the User Guide, the tutorial about stress analysis, plate with a hole.
The key word arc, the starting point, the end point and a third point on the circumference and that is all
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