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Old   August 13, 2012, 10:46
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Dear All,
is parallel processing available for mesh generation in openfoam for blockmesh?
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Old   August 14, 2012, 02:31
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Hi
As I know, nope.
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Old   August 14, 2012, 17:18
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To complement Ata's answer :
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A little searching on this forum and you would have found out that:
  1. blockMesh cannot be executed in parallel.
  2. snappyHexMesh can be executed in parallel.
Here's an example thread about this: Computations with eighty million cells
It's been over a year and AFAIK it's still the same as usual.
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You can make a coarse mesh in blockMesh, run decomposePar, then run refineMesh or refineHexMesh in parallel to bring it up to the desired resolution.
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You can make a coarse mesh in blockMesh, run decomposePar, then run refineMesh or refineHexMesh in parallel to bring it up to the desired resolution.
You gave the summary answer to Dr Borse. I wanted for him to go search how it can be done, which is described in the thread I indicated before
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