CFD Online Discussion Forums

CFD Online Discussion Forums (
-   OpenFOAM Pre-Processing (
-   -   Mesh export to OpenFOAM issue (

sihaqqi March 2, 2013 11:42

Mesh export to OpenFOAM issue
2 Attachment(s)
Hi All

When I convert my fluent.msh file to OpenFOAM using fluent3DMeshtoFoam, files are generated succesfully in polyMesh withut any errors but my geometry in paraFoam completely changes. File 1 shows two pipes connected by a 90degree mitre drawn half in symmetry in Ansys and file 2 shows geometry in openFoam which is only a rectangle. Can anyone advise.

Many thanks


Chrisi1984 March 2, 2013 15:07


I think you just activated "outline" in Paraview. Swith that button to "surface"

then you will see your real geometry that should look as it does in ANSYS.



sihaqqi March 2, 2013 23:14

Thanks Chrisi. Problem solved. This is what happens when you are a beginner.


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 12:37.