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[mesh manipulation] Conjugate Heat Transfer Fluent Mesh Conversion to OpenFOAM

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Old   July 12, 2019, 07:16
Default Conjugate Heat Transfer Fluent Mesh Conversion to OpenFOAM
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I am currently attempting to convert a Fluent mesh (V19.4) in .msh ASCII format, with an interface wall between fluid and solid domain to OpenFOAM (latest dev version), to simulate conjugate heat transfer.


When I use the fluentMeshToFOAM the code is unable to convert it (although it should be able to), while the fluent3DMeshToFoam successfully produces the polyMesh folder.



Using checkMesh I see that the converted grid's shared internal wall has double the number of nodes and faces but is a single entity. How do I create a shared internal wall setting up the internal mapping between the fluid and solid heat transfer? Do I use createBaffles? I have attempted to but it then creates a huge amount of faces and nodes on the shared surface. I have attempted to split the mesh between solid and fluid regions but then I get no coupling at all.
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