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Old   June 7, 2011, 17:57
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Has anyone any experience of MegaCADS ?

http://www.megacads.dlr.de/

I can see very little reference to it on this forum , or anywhere for that matter, I'd be interested to know whether anybody has got it running and therefore its worth my effort in installing a suitable OS.

I suppose getting to export something that Openfoam would understand would be the next challenge...

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Hi!

I'm also trying desperately to get this software to work.

I've emailed them, but I can't access the ftp address they provide.

Do you know how to go about it?

Any help would be great!
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Fill in the online form and they email you some usernames and passwords.

Just navigating to the ftp site does not enable you to download it, but if you use a client like Filezilla and enter a username and password you get access.
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Hi there,


I used MegaCADs whilst working on my bachelor thesis at the DLR. I was using it in conjunction with the DLR Tau-Code, thus I am not quite sure if it's easily possible to export the grids to a format which can be converted to OpenFOAM format.

MegaCADs is pretty good for generating block-structured meshes but the learning curve is very, very steep. I've written a small tutorial for this piece of software, but unfortunately it is entirely in german.

In a nutshell: if you're looking for a grid generation software for creating structured grids around more or less simple geometries and don't have problems with facing the troubles installing and using it, then go ahead, I strongly recommend it then.


If you have further questions feel free to ask.


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Hello,

This presentation gave me an first insight into MegaCads:
http://www.vzlu.cz/download.php?file=235

I feel free to ask you Felix, if you could provide me the mentioned paper in my native language

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