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orkavic December 14, 2013 17:57

Unable to center propeller in cylinder..
 
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I was wondering if anybody had any idea as to how I can center my propeller in this cylinder. I am trying to just replace the propeller in the actual propeller case in the pimpldymfoam solver, but I just cant get it to the center.. I am attaching a screenshot.

mturcios777 December 16, 2013 11:48

Judging from your picture it looks like the mesh is generated by snappyHexMesh. If so have you tried using surfaceTransformPoints?

orkavic December 16, 2013 12:34

I am using snappyhexmesh. I figured out that I had not selected the option to avoid translating the propeller into positive space when saving as an STL in solidworks. Once I selected that option, the propeller was centered.


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