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Old   November 25, 2009, 07:23
Question Which meshing tool would you prefer for this?
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Hello all,

I have the task to mesh a geometry that looks like the skit I attached. As you see it has a lot of "holes". The actual geometry that I have to model has even way more such holes, so that I am unassure if I should try meshing this with blockMesh.

Are there other meshers, which would allow to model this complex geometry faster than with the all manual blockMesh?
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Salome for the geometry generation and structured mesh would be a fine approach.

Another would be to create the geometry using google sketchup or Salome and use Netgen to create an unstructured mesh.

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I would also prefer Salome, export as unv, then ideasUNVToFoam this.
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Do you have access to a 3D-CAD programm?

If not, what about Blender http://www.openfoamworkshop.org/08/p...FOAMCharts.pdf
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