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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 [http://www.openfoam.org/docs/user/mesh-conversion.php paragraph 5.5.1] of the [http://www.openfoam.org/docs/user/ User Guide].
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== Tutorials ==
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* Tutorials by Tobias Holzmann  (update 18.10.2016)
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** Converting a 3D multi-region fluent mesh into a multi-region OpenFOAM mesh [http://www.holzmann-cfd.de/index.php/en/tutorials-en Multi-Region Fluent Mesh]
  
 
== Limitations ==
 
== Limitations ==

Latest revision as of 20:27, 21 October 2016

1 Name

fluent3DMeshToFoam - Converts a Fluent mesh (in ASCII format) to foam format including multiple region and region boundary

Valid versions: OF Version 21.png

2 Synopsis

fluentMeshToFoam [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 omitted, use 1

-case DIR

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

-noFunctionObjects

Skip the execution of the functionObjects

-help

Display the help and exit

See also paragraph 5.5.1 of the User Guide.

4 Tutorials

  • Tutorials by Tobias Holzmann (update 18.10.2016)

5 Limitations

  • fluentMeshToFoam does not work on Gambit meshes. See gambitToFoam for more information.
  • fluentMeshToFoam can only handle the following 2D cell types: tri, quad
  • fluentMeshToFoam can only handle the following 3D cell types: tet, hex, pyramid, prism
  • fluentMeshToFoam requires a workaround for handling internal walls/patches: Howto importing fluent mesh with internal walls