CFD Online Logo CFD Online URL
Home > Forums > Software User Forums > ANSYS > FLUENT

Help on generating 3-D object using Gambit

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

LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old   November 3, 2005, 08:55
Default Help on generating 3-D object using Gambit
Posts: n/a
Dear All,

I would like to generate a slant (or tilte) 3-D object using Gambit. I know how to generate a regular object (whith is in the same direction or normal to x, y or z coordinate), but do not know how to make it slant or tilte.

Please help me!

Thank you very much.

  Reply With Quote

Old   November 3, 2005, 13:00
Default Re: Help on generating 3-D object using Gambit
Posts: n/a
There's different ways. You can create a "regular object" and rotate it (in the Volume tools, go to the Move/Copy Volumes command (icon is a plane with a blue arrow pointing to two planes... it's on the second row of commands, all the way to the left), and switch the operation from Translate to Rotate... then you just define your axis, and what angle you want to rotate it). This is a "top-down" approach, where you start by defining the highest order component (the volume) and all of the lower order components (the faces, edges, and vertices) are built based on this. The "bottom-up" approach is where you would create vertices that represent the vertices of the volume you want, then connect them with edges, create faces from the edges, then stitch the volumes together to create a volume. Instead of starting with vertices, you can start with edges or faces as well. You can rotate edges and/or faces in the same manner that I stated to rotate a volume. It really depends on what you're trying to accomplish. The top-down approach tends to be simple, but it's limited to basic geometry (box, cylinder, sphere, etc...). The bottom-up approach is much more versitile, and once you're familiar with Gambit, it's not difficult, but it takes a little more time.

Hope this helps, and good luck, Jason
  Reply With Quote

Old   November 4, 2005, 05:49
Default Re: Help on generating 3-D object using Gambit
Posts: n/a
Dear Jason,

Thank you very much.

  Reply With Quote


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
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 Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
[] Error compiling OpenFOAM-1.6-ext Canesin OpenFOAM Installation 137 January 20, 2016 14:56
Doxygen documentation Tanay OpenFOAM Installation 9 September 23, 2011 11:40
ParaView and Qt 4.3.5 on Mac OS X 10.6 Adrian OpenFOAM 3 August 8, 2010 03:16
Compilation error OF1.5-dev on Suse10.3 darenyang OpenFOAM Installation 0 April 29, 2009 04:55
[blockMesh] BlockMeshmergePatchPairs hjasak OpenFOAM Meshing & Mesh Conversion 11 August 15, 2008 07:36

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 14:53.