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Old   September 3, 2001, 05:54
Default Grid generation for traingular channel
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I am using PHOENICS 3.2. How can i generate grid for traingular channel? I had tried with general menu but without four lines i cann't define a frame and hence the grid lines. Is there any traingular shape available in VR-editor??

Please help me out.

Thanks in advance.

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Old   September 6, 2001, 20:20
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The way I have solved similar problems is to define the space a rectangle. Change the geometry of the shape, using the properties feaure on the object to create a wedge/triangle. Set up the tiangluar channel as the domain space inbetween the wedges.

From here refine mesh as required.

I hope this helps.

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Old   October 4, 2001, 12:02
Default Re: Grid generation for traingular channel
David Glynn
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Alternatively, if you want to use BFCs, you can make a frame which is effectively triangular by defining two of the corner points to be the same point. In other words the triangle is represented as a quadrangle, where one of the sides has zero length. This works fine!
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