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Old   September 23, 2019, 07:13
Default Mesh refinement
Nat K
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Hi all,

I am using a blockMesh to create a curved wedge (attached picture) however I am having some trouble with refining the mesh at the edges and keeping the aspect ratio low.

I want a fine mesh on all walls and a nice gradual increase in cell size in the radial direction.

My method so far has been splitting the block into five parts and refining each block individually. I can get a reasonably nice mesh throughout, but I am unable to refine the outer edge only for the last block.

I have been using the multigrading method for this but still unsure how I would do that for the last block.

Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated!
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Old   September 25, 2019, 01:06
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this task could be done quite easily with Salome software by using different refinements for edges and sub-meshes. Just let me know if you need some further support!
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