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Old   March 5, 2016, 02:06
Question WARNING: Mesh has uncovered edges.
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WARNING: Mesh has uncovered edges. ANSYS Fluent needs a complete boundary (lines in 2D) or it will give a variety of errors and not read in the mesh! If this was 2D Hexa, perhaps your edges are not associated with perimeter curves
This is a U-shaped tunnel, there is a cylinder in the middle.
I've checked edge associations and I think my boundary is complete, but still get this warining. ICEM.PNG
As a result, I cannot import the mesh into Fluent.Fluent.PNG
Here is my ICEM file, sarp_u.zip. Hope you guys can help me! Thank!
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Old   February 17, 2017, 15:42
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i have the same problem but i am meshing a 2D vawt in ICEM
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Old   February 20, 2017, 05:33
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Well...
this problem has been reported countless times.

And also the solution:


Check all boundary associations. All.

Use the check mesh feature.

For a 2d case i prefer to do this: blank all mesh elements but the line elements.
This way you will see which boundary hasn't been converted to unstructured, or which wasn't meshed.

With regards,
Sebastian
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