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yhoarau October 7, 2011 10:48

Inport Plot3D in Openfoam

I have a single block grid in plot3D that I want to import in Openfoam. I managed to do it with plot3DtoFoam but when i look at the boundary file created, there is only one.
How could I import a single or a multiblock structured grid in openfoam and keep my boudaries description?

Many thanks,


fumiya October 7, 2011 19:59


You can use the "autoPatch" utility after executing the plot3dToFoam command.

autoPatch [feature angle] [-overwrite]
e.g. autoPatch 80

If you use this command, the defaultFaces will be divided into patches based on your specified feature angle.


yhoarau October 8, 2011 05:42

Hi and many many thanks. It works perfectly now.



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