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Old   January 4, 2020, 07:53
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I want to create a 3D geometry of a network like this
for simulating flow.

Could someone suggest which CAD software has to be used to
create the above geometry? Can this be created in gmsh?
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Any CAD software (such as SolidWorks) with a 'Sweep/Pipe' function should be ample to model this. You may want to have a look at some tutorial videos on YouTube.
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If you don't already have a paid CAD tool this could be done in FreeCAD, as fresty said all you need to do is sweep a circle along a path. There might be a way to get it to work but I tested it quickly in SolidWorks and FreeCAD and neither liked having the split branches so you'll probably need to sweep out several paths and then boolean them together.
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