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Old   April 29, 2011, 08:34
Default export 2d model from solidworks to gambit
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hi everyone

i want to make a 2d model in gambit , and then define axisymetric characteristics on it so gett the 3d model. but because of hardness in gambit i choose solidworks,

is there anybody who knows how can i import a 2d model of solidworks to gambit?

is there any possibilities that i get messhed model in solidworks and get it to gambit ?
i have not catia or pro/engineer
i just have solidworks 2009
please help me in urgent
thanking you inj advance
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Old   April 29, 2011, 12:43
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you can save as file like IGES,STEP format then import it on GAMBIT.
it will open on GAMBIT.
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Old   April 29, 2011, 14:31
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there used to be a add-on that you could download from either SW or Fluent's site that helped with the importing. But, I have always found it easier to import a 3-d model from SW and then erase lines to make it a 2d model in fluent.
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