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Old   November 18, 2018, 13:56
Default Having trouble meshing nozzle
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Hi,

I am having trouble meshing a nozzle that I drew in Solidworks. It is not axis-symmetric. I would prefer a structured mesh, with points piled near the wall, but at this point, any mesh would be good. I will be using the mesh in OpenFOAM.

The link below contains the Original Solidworks file as well as .step and .igs exports.

https://drive.google.com/drive/folde...Xb?usp=sharing

Thanks in advance!
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Old   November 19, 2018, 10:35
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Please provide more information including:
  • Read this post.
  • Which version of Pointwise are you using?
  • Which gridding techniques have you already tried without success?

Since your case is NOT axisymmetric, you will need to use surface quilting, and extrusion techniques to build boundary layers and also set extrusion boundary conditions on the symmetry walls.

Turtorials:
How to Generate an Axisymmetric Structured Grid
Assembling Quilts
Extrusion Boundary Conditions

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