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Old   July 31, 2012, 02:28
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Hello

I am doing my first steps in OpenFOAM-
I have a 3D-scan (xyz points) of a parshal flume.
what is the most efficient way to build a mesh for OpenFOAM?

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Old   August 2, 2012, 09:07
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vtkSurfaceReconstructionFilter is your friend

http://vtk.org/gitweb?p=VTK.git;a=bl...ructSurface.py is an example that reads reads point data (via vtkProgrammableSource) construct the surface (via vtkSurfaceReconstructionFilter) etc..

I think you can easily modify that VTK-Example to write an STL or OBJ from the surface and continue the common steps.
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