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shuo September 24, 2006 20:28

Hello I am trying to post-p

I am trying to post-process the data from icoFoam/cavity in Fluent. When I run the foamMeshToFLuent script it generates a cavity.msh file but Fluent doesn't read it. it gives the following error message:

Reading :"/home/li077/Gambit/cavity.msh"
Error: File has wrong dimensions(3)
Error object: #f

When I try to execute foamDataToFluent I get the following message:

Time = 0.5

--> FOAM FATAL IO ERROR : cannot open file

file: /home/li077/OpenFOAM/li077-1.3/run/tutorials/icoFoam/cavity/system/foamDataToFlu entDict at line 0.

From function regIOobject::readStream(const word&)
in file db/regIOobject/regIOobjectRead.C at line 68.

FOAM exiting

Any advice?


alit February 2, 2008 09:30

hello I export data to fluent
I export data to fluent by foamDataToFluent. In fluent I can see velocity, tempreture ,... but secondary parameter such that wall flux and wall shear stress not caculate in fluent. in the other hand fluent caculate secondary parameter for data file that solved by fluent but don't caculate this parameter for data file that exported from foam.
What I can with this problem?
my soler is buoyantSimpleFoam.
thanks very lot

nico765 February 5, 2008 10:29

you could try to compute a sin
you could try to compute a single iteration in fluent.

nico765 February 5, 2008 10:30

and the first error (1st post)
and the first error (1st post) comes from the fact that the mesh is 3D and not 2D.

ameya September 18, 2008 01:14

Hi Shuo Li In your case che
Hi Shuo Li

In your case check whether you have foamDataToFluentDict file in system folder of your case.

If you dont then copy the file from tutorials/icoFoam/elbow/system.

It may solve your problem

jignesh_thaker2007 September 9, 2011 06:25

hello Everyone
how to case file of openfoam run in fluent because when i go for foamDataToFluent then it convert all the data in .dat file but without case file i cant run the programe in fluent so what can i do?

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