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balkrishna August 17, 2010 02:39

blockMesh error ...
 
When I run blockMesh i get the following warning :

Code:

FOAM Warning :
    From function cellModel::mag(const labelList&, const pointField&)
    in file meshes/meshShapes/cellModel/cellModel.C at line 128
    zero or negative pyramid volume: -0.0833333 for face 0
--> FOAM Warning :
    From function cellModel::mag(const labelList&, const pointField&)
    in file meshes/meshShapes/cellModel/cellModel.C at line 128
    zero or negative pyramid volume: -0.0833333 for face 1
--> FOAM Warning :
    From function cellModel::mag(const labelList&, const pointField&)
    in file meshes/meshShapes/cellModel/cellModel.C at line 128
    zero or negative pyramid volume: -0.0833333 for face 2
--> FOAM Warning :
    From function cellModel::mag(const labelList&, const pointField&)
    in file meshes/meshShapes/cellModel/cellModel.C at line 128
    zero or negative pyramid volume: -0.0833333 for face 3
--> FOAM Warning :
    From function cellModel::mag(const labelList&, const pointField&)
    in file meshes/meshShapes/cellModel/cellModel.C at line 128
    zero or negative pyramid volume: -0.0833333 for face 4
--> FOAM Warning :
    From function cellModel::mag(const labelList&, const pointField&)
    in file meshes/meshShapes/cellModel/cellModel.C at line 128
    zero or negative pyramid volume: -0.0833333 for face 5
--> FOAM Warning :
    From function blockMesh::createTopology(IOdictionary&)
    in file createTopology.C at line 397
    negative volume block : 0, probably defined inside-out
--> FOAM Warning :
    From function cellModel::mag(const labelList&, const pointField&)
    in file meshes/meshShapes/cellModel/cellModel.C at line 128
    zero or negative pyramid volume: -0.166667 for face 0
--> FOAM Warning :
    From function cellModel::mag(const labelList&, const pointField&)
    in file meshes/meshShapes/cellModel/cellModel.C at line 128
    zero or negative pyramid volume: -0.166667 for face 1
--> FOAM Warning :
    From function cellModel::mag(const labelList&, const pointField&)
    in file meshes/meshShapes/cellModel/cellModel.C at line 128
    zero or negative pyramid volume: -0.166667 for face 2
--> FOAM Warning :
    From function cellModel::mag(const labelList&, const pointField&)
    in file meshes/meshShapes/cellModel/cellModel.C at line 128
    zero or negative pyramid volume: -0.166667 for face 3
--> FOAM Warning :
    From function cellModel::mag(const labelList&, const pointField&)
    in file meshes/meshShapes/cellModel/cellModel.C at line 128
    zero or negative pyramid volume: -0.166667 for face 4
--> FOAM Warning :
    From function cellModel::mag(const labelList&, const pointField&)
    in file meshes/meshShapes/cellModel/cellModel.C at line 128
    zero or negative pyramid volume: -0.166667 for face 5
--> FOAM Warning :
    From function blockMesh::createTopology(IOdictionary&)
    in file createTopology.C at line 397
    negative volume block : 1, probably defined inside-out
--> FOAM Warning :
    From function cellModel::mag(const labelList&, const pointField&)
    in file meshes/meshShapes/cellModel/cellModel.C at line 128
    zero or negative pyramid volume: -0.0833333 for face 0
--> FOAM Warning :
    From function cellModel::mag(const labelList&, const pointField&)
    in file meshes/meshShapes/cellModel/cellModel.C at line 128
    zero or negative pyramid volume: -0.0833333 for face 1
--> FOAM Warning :
    From function cellModel::mag(const labelList&, const pointField&)
    in file meshes/meshShapes/cellModel/cellModel.C at line 128
    zero or negative pyramid volume: -0.0833333 for face 2
--> FOAM Warning :
    From function cellModel::mag(const labelList&, const pointField&)
    in file meshes/meshShapes/cellModel/cellModel.C at line 128
    zero or negative pyramid volume: -0.0833333 for face 3
--> FOAM Warning :
    From function cellModel::mag(const labelList&, const pointField&)
    in file meshes/meshShapes/cellModel/cellModel.C at line 128
    zero or negative pyramid volume: -0.0833333 for face 4
--> FOAM Warning :
    From function cellModel::mag(const labelList&, const pointField&)
    in file meshes/meshShapes/cellModel/cellModel.C at line 128
    zero or negative pyramid volume: -0.0833333 for face 5
--> FOAM Warning :
    From function blockMesh::createTopology(IOdictionary&)
    in file createTopology.C at line 397
    negative volume block : 2, probably defined inside-out

which translates to the following error when i run simpleFoam

Code:


--> FOAM FATAL ERROR:
This mesh contains patches of type empty but is not 1D or 2D
    by virtue of the fact that the number of faces of this
    empty patch is not divisible by the number of cells.

    From function emptyFvPatchField<Type>::updateCoeffs()
    in file fields/fvPatchFields/constraint/empty/emptyFvPatchField.C at line 150.

FOAM exiting

Kindly help me with overcoming this error ... .


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