CFD Online Logo CFD Online URL
Home > Forums > ANSYS Meshing & Geometry

[ICEM] Dependent Mesh not working

Register Blogs Members List Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old   March 1, 2014, 20:45
Default Dependent Mesh not working
New Member
Join Date: Jan 2014
Location: Canada
Posts: 23
Rep Power: 5
zomayabssa is on a distinguished road
Sponsored Links
Hi people,

I am realizing a simulation around a 2D blade with a thikness. I've meshed the inside blade with Independant All tri mesh and the fluid with a dependant tetra mesh inflated around the blade.
The problem is that the inflation and the inside blade meshing are good but the all tri dependant meshing is really bizarre . (figure.1 and figure.2). Have you even got this problem guys?
I would really apreciate anyone's suggestion for that issue.
Thanks a lot,

Attached Images
File Type: jpg figure.1..jpg (89.0 KB, 17 views)
File Type: jpg figure.2.zoom.jpg (82.1 KB, 16 views)

Last edited by zomayabssa; March 1, 2014 at 20:48. Reason: orthograph
zomayabssa is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links

Old   March 7, 2014, 11:03
Senior Member
Julio Mendez
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Greensboro, U.S.A
Posts: 253
Rep Power: 11
juliom is on a distinguished road
Send a message via Skype™ to juliom
Hi friend firs of all, I particular question, why did you decide to work with tetra next to the Wall?? because in contrast is always required to worh with hexa or quad mesh type next to the Wall...
This type of error is because you domain has holes or it is poor defined. Patch based (dependent) work with curve sizes while patch independent use surface size...
If you solve this issue please hsare your approach!!
juliom is offline   Reply With Quote

Old   March 7, 2014, 13:24
Super Moderator
diamondx's Avatar
Ghazlani M. Ali
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Posts: 1,382
Blog Entries: 23
Rep Power: 22
diamondx will become famous soon enough
what is stopping you from a blocking ?
New to ICEM CFD, try this document -->
diamondx is offline   Reply With Quote

Old   March 9, 2014, 11:29
New Member
Join Date: Jan 2014
Location: Canada
Posts: 23
Rep Power: 5
zomayabssa is on a distinguished road
Thanks for your suggestions guys:
1- @Juliom: Yes I'm working with Hexa near to the wall as you can see from Figure.2 of my last post. If you're refering to the blue mesh, it only represents the thickness of the blade. So the near Wall is right after the blue mesh.
2- @diamondx: What do you mean by blicking? Do you mean a manual Hexa Meshing? Actually I've chosen this type of meshing because it alllows me to inflate the blade profile layer and keep a coarse mesh far from the wall.
Tank you,


zomayabssa is offline   Reply With Quote


2d meshing, inflation, strange, tetra, tri

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
[ICEM] Negative volume error in hybrid mesh siw ANSYS Meshing & Geometry 4 September 3, 2014 05:25
[ICEM] Patch dependent surface mesh problem! hadikhayyamian ANSYS Meshing & Geometry 12 March 17, 2014 15:04
Mesh interfaces and reactions in porous media - why not working? RossFS FLUENT 0 December 15, 2013 06:40
fluent add additional zones for the mesh file SSL FLUENT 2 January 26, 2008 12:55
How to control Minximum mesh space? hung FLUENT 7 April 18, 2005 09:38

Sponsored Links

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 18:05.