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Old   August 8, 2016, 19:28
Default 3D Airfoil with Sharp Trailing Edge - Mesh Help
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Hi all,

I am using the ANSYS Workbench 16.2 meshing application to mesh a 3D flow domain for use in Fluent.

When I add inflation layers to my mesh, they produce highly skewed cells around the trailing edge of the airfoils, since they come to a sharp point. How can I resolve this? I have seen some solutions posted, but none for this software.

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Old   August 15, 2016, 18:03
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Hi Toofanian(nice name),

It would not be too bad a trade-off to switch to ICEM block structured meshing if you're still facing the issue with your mesh. C-grid is a best practice for airfoils

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