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Old   April 24, 2014, 16:57
Default create hex core mesh not available in 1.4?
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Hello,

im pretty new to enGrid. I read about the possibility to combine tet/prism layers and hex core meshes. This was the reason why I installed it...

For the beginning i tried out the damper tutorial. I did everything pretty much like in the wiki for version 1.3 (http://engits.eu/wiki/index.php/Tuto...he_Volume_Mesh).
So i got a prismatic boundary layer and I could add tet based volume mesh. But the option "create hex core mesh" in the Mesh menu stays grey..

Is this feature not activated yet or only in my installation or whats the matter with this feature?

I installed it on Kubuntu 14.04 by building engrid according to the wiki. (https://github.com/enGits/engrid/wik..._Ubuntu_system)

I hope anyone can answer my question. Thanks in advance!


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Greetings Julian and welcome to the forum!

This answer by Oliver is still up-to-date regarding enGrid 1.4 (from July of 2013): http://www.cfd-online.com/Forums/eng...tml#post438811 post #2
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that functionality is not finished yet, but all that is missing is to connect the hex core to the tet region. As it happened I will have a look at that today, because it is required for one of our own projects.

With a little luch it will be in the master branch on GitHub soon.
If this feature is working at all, it will be in the master branch, currently in development since enGrid 1.4 was released. I have not tested this branch myself lately, so I don't remember if the hex core feature works or not.

From a post last month:
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Having said that, the master branch has a few issues on certain geometries. Most of the time, however, it works reasonably well. It is still a fair bit away from a new release, but we have planned to devote some time to enGrid in the coming weeks (as far as other commercial projects permit).
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Old   April 25, 2014, 17:03
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Thanks for your reply!


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