CFD Online Logo CFD Online URL
Home > Forums > CFX

thin surface

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

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old   April 18, 2004, 05:15
Default thin surface
Posts: n/a
I need to model a sail as part of my dissertation, and have been told that with v5.6 it is possible to make a thin surface/membrane. Ive spent hours trying to work out how this is done, but to no avail....can anyone help me out? It only needs to be 2-D as I am only looking at a small section, but it does need to be attached to a cylinder(the mast!)

Thanks a lot

  Reply With Quote

Old   April 18, 2004, 18:12
Default Re: thin surface
Glenn Horrocks
Posts: n/a
Hi Dave,

What preprocessor are you using?

  Reply With Quote

Old   April 19, 2004, 10:29
Default Re: thin surface
Posts: n/a
in CFX-Pre under the Edit boundary window using Wall type boundary you are able to mark 'Create thin surface partner' option. this way pre defines it as a thin surf. But I think you are supposed to create 2 bodies/3Dregions with your geo/mesh generator which will form the fluid/flow domain (defined in pre also)
  Reply With Quote


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
Error : Self intersecting surface mesh, computing intersections & Error : Impossible velan Open Source Meshers: Gmsh, Netgen, CGNS, ... 3 October 22, 2015 11:05
Problem with Gmsh nishant_hull Open Source Meshers: Gmsh, Netgen, CGNS, ... 23 August 5, 2015 02:09
[ICEM] Problems with coedge curves and surfaces tommymoose ANSYS Meshing & Geometry 0 August 5, 2011 16:02
CFX4.3 -build analysis form Chie Min CFX 5 July 12, 2001 23:19
free convection heat transfer from a heated horizontal surface through a liquid to a thin cooled fin Kaushik FLUENT 1 May 8, 2000 06:47

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 06:53.