|June 9, 2015, 03:50||
Advices on meshing for OpenFoam
Join Date: May 2015
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I am quite new to CFD, especially with OpenFoam.
My case is 2D and using the buoyantPimpleFoam solver and I would like to know if I should mesh my geometry rather with triangle or quadrangle? Is there any rule about how to decide which one I should use?
Also, on my physic system, I have sharp angles but I know I should put fillets instead. What is the minimum radius to be used? (currently using 0.1 but I choosed a random value...)
Thanks for helping!
Last edited by NoradFirst2; June 9, 2015 at 03:53. Reason: Precision
|June 9, 2015, 07:55||
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