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waters April 6, 2010 09:07

from point clouds to surface/volume
Dear all,

I am quite new in cdf. I have a cloud point file which I am able to import to the DesignModeler. I have been trying to use this data to create a surface, eventually a volume, in order to be able to create a big mesh an then do some simulations in FLUENt. Is it possible to achieve this using only ANSYS 12 software? Any ideas?

Thank you for your time,


waters February 5, 2011 10:16

I posted this a long time ago, but if any interested, points2poly did the job. I found later that there are some matlab/octave scripts that create .stl's from point cloud data.
Once with .stl, snappyhexmesh makes everybody smile.

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