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Old   December 5, 2005, 13:34
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Which meshing tool do you recommend me for using openfoam ?

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Old   December 6, 2005, 04:32
Default Hello Fredric OpenFOAM has it
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Hello Fredric
OpenFOAM has its own simple mesh generator, blockMesh, and a range of utilities of mesh manipulation, see: and

If you however find blockMesh a bit too timeconsuming to use (as myself), there are quite a few mesh converters included in OpenFoam, see:
There is one converter missing on the list: netgenNeutralToFoam
It is my impression that for those who don't have access to ay commercial mesher, Netgen(, tetgen( or Gmsh( is most used. Personally I only have experience with Netgen. The good thing about Netgen is that you can import *.step files from 3D CAD programs.

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