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Old   November 19, 2013, 19:27
Default How can I make periodic boundaries be conform?
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Hi everyone,

I am currently trying to make a mesh for the simulation of an axial fan. Here I have two periodic patches which need to be 100% conform (because I need the mesh to calculate with OpenFOAM) that means the nodes on the periodic surfaces need to match by 100% when rotating the patch by a certain angle. I already defined a periodic interface and meshed it afterwards with tet or hex cells but neither one results in two conform faces... Does anyone have an idea how to define this conformity ?

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Frank Ubber
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