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Hamilton December 24, 2012 02:15

Ansys Workbench mesh generation
Hi to every one,
In fact I am trying to simulate a FSI problem in Ansys Workbench. For mesh generation of solid and fluid the Workbench uses ICEM software but I want to use CFX mesh generation software, how can I solve this problem ?


zandi December 24, 2012 02:28

do you mean you want to work with workbench?
it has two parts design modeler and cfx mesh. you can do it easily by workbench.

Hamilton December 24, 2012 23:43

Hi Mrs. Zandi and thanks for your reply,
In fact I want to use use work bench with CFX mesh generation but unfortunately ICEM mesh generation always loads NOT CFX mesh generation.


zandi December 25, 2012 03:04

hi workbench and icem-cfd are two independent parts which are located in ANSYS sofware pack. I did not use icem-cfd and just have a friend worked on it. I have used workbench for meshing. it has cfx-mesh.

Hamilton December 25, 2012 23:49

Thank you for your reply.

Sixkillers December 26, 2012 05:14

ANSYS CFX isn't able to remesh a geometry by its own (Fluent does). As was mentioned you can use either ICEM CFD, or ANSYS Meshing. If you want to use ANSYS Meshing for remeshing process definitely take a look at the following tutorial (

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