Difference between revisions of "FluentMeshToFoam"

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The procedure of converting a Fluent .msh file is first to create a new OpenFOAM
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==Name==
case.  This can be accomplished using FoamX, as described in section 5.3.2 or by copying requisite files from a tutorial case.
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<tt>fluent3DMeshToFoam</tt> - Converts a Fluent mesh to foam format
  
Then at a command prompt, or from within FoamX, the user should execute:
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{{VersionInfo}}{{Version2.1}}
  
    fluentMeshToFoam <root> <caseName> <meshFile>
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==Synopsis==
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fluent3DMeshToFoam [OPTIONS] FLUENT_MESH
  
where <meshFile> is the name of the .msh file, including the full or relative path.
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==Description==
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Convert a mesh file FLUENT_MESH from Fluent format to foam format.
  
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'''-scale''' ''factor''
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:Scale the mesh geometry by ''factor''. If not provided, use 1
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'''-case''' ''DIR''
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:Execute the command on the case directory ''DIR''. If not provided, use the current directory
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'''-noFunctionObject'''
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:Skip the execution of the [[functionObjects]]
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'''-help'''
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:Display the help and exit
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See also [http://www.openfoam.org/docs/user/mesh-conversion.php paragraph 5.5.1] of the [http://www.openfoam.org/docs/user/ User Guide].
  
(see also Chapter 6.4.1. at the User-Guide)
 
 
This utility does not work on Gambit meshes.  See [http://openfoamwiki.net/index.php/GambitToFoam GambitToFoam] for more information.
 
This utility does not work on Gambit meshes.  See [http://openfoamwiki.net/index.php/GambitToFoam GambitToFoam] for more information.
  
 
[[Category:Mesh conversion utilities]]
 
[[Category:Mesh conversion utilities]]

Revision as of 18:27, 19 August 2012

1 Name

fluent3DMeshToFoam - Converts a Fluent mesh to foam format

Valid versions: OF Version 21.png

2 Synopsis

fluent3DMeshToFoam [OPTIONS] FLUENT_MESH

3 Description

Convert a mesh file FLUENT_MESH from Fluent format to foam format.

-scale factor

Scale the mesh geometry by factor. If not provided, use 1

-case DIR

Execute the command on the case directory DIR. If not provided, use the current directory

-noFunctionObject

Skip the execution of the functionObjects

-help

Display the help and exit

See also paragraph 5.5.1 of the User Guide.

This utility does not work on Gambit meshes. See GambitToFoam for more information.