CFD Online Logo CFD Online URL
Home > Forums > OpenFOAM

complete pipe geometry using mirrorMesh

Register Blogs Members List Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old   June 7, 2011, 10:39
Default complete pipe geometry using mirrorMesh
Join Date: Jun 2011
Posts: 68
Rep Power: 8
megacrout is on a distinguished road
Hi everyone,

I am completely new to OpenFOAM and (thus?) struggle trying to get the geometric shape I want.
I am trying to simulate a pipe (i.e. an EMPTY cylinder). I did manage to create a 16th of it and would like to get the complete shape using mirrorMesh/mirrorMeshDict.

1) how does it work? I could not find one single page that gives an entire, detailed example. Where do these functions have to be called from and what is the syntax that has to be used?
2) where can I find detailed documentation about how to use OpenFOAM functions (so that I avoid asking questions like 1) in the near future)?

Thanks in advance.

megacrout is offline   Reply With Quote


mesh, mirrormesh, openfoam, pipe

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
[ICEM] O-grid around wing geometry Anorky ANSYS Meshing & Geometry 15 November 27, 2017 14:43
High speed compressible flow through pipe Munni Main CFD Forum 6 December 7, 2015 12:33
Simulation of Flow through Complex 3D Geometry EmersonKB CFX 5 July 2, 2009 08:17
Pressure loss due to sudden expansion in pipe flow Ahmed FLUENT 0 January 2, 2006 11:01
My Revised "Time Vs Energy" Article For Review Abhi Main CFD Forum 2 July 9, 2002 09:08

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 02:06.