|September 20, 2013, 16:53||
mesh spatial dimension in OpenFOAM
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My default mesh geometry length is in 80 mm. For OpenFoam, I scaled the mesh in meters as 0.008 m. Once I import the mesh in OpenFOAM, it is a collection of point coordinates. Now, the location of these points and spatial difference between different points will be the same either if they are in mm or m. I feel spatial unit is arbitrary here?
I want to understand when do I have to scale the geometry in Openfoam and when not?
Last edited by jr33; October 2, 2013 at 01:01.
|September 29, 2013, 03:25||
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then you will see the scale of your geometry, if it differs from what you intended then you can use transformPoints -scale '(x x x)'
where x is your scale.
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