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 Em March 13, 2008 16:03

successive ratio type in Gambit

Dear CFD staff Please how working or mathematical formula for successive ratio type in Gambit mesh. if bar length 1m and i need 10 nodes and successive ratio type 1.2 How working this???? thank you for help me emad

 Carlos March 13, 2008 18:11

Re: successive ratio type in Gambit

At the bottom of the edge mesh window, right click on edge spacing and change to cell count. Put 10 as your value for the number of nodes and select ratio of 1.2.

Carlos.

 Em March 13, 2008 23:19

Re: successive ratio type in Gambit

thanks Carlos I know to work this steps, But I need mathatical formula for sucessive ratio type. emad

 Carlos March 14, 2008 04:00

Re: successive ratio type in Gambit

Mathematically its just a series expression. If the ratio is 1.2 then the distance between the 2nd and 3rd node is 1.2 multiplied by the distance between 1st and second node.

So, if your distance is say 1m, the first distance is x and you want to use 5 nodes then the formula would be:

1 = x + x(1.2) + x(1.2^2) + x(1.2^3) + x(1.2^4)

So you just need to find x and you have your first distance. You'll need a maths book to figure this out, its been too long since I did this sort of thing!

Carlos.

 Em March 14, 2008 07:55

Re: successive ratio type in Gambit

Thank you very much Dear Carlos Please If using double successive ratio can be using this formula for half lenght and second ratio in other side. Please help me to calculate the value x if you have some time to help me. With best regards emad

 Carlos March 14, 2008 14:50

Re: successive ratio type in Gambit