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1 Name

moveDynamicMesh - Mesh motion and topological mesh changes utility.

Valid versions: OF Version 21.png

2 Synopsis

moveDynamicMesh [OPTIONS]

3 Description

Move a mesh according to the motion and topological changes specified in the dictionary constant/dynamicMeshDict.


Run the utility in parallel

-roots "(DIR1 [...DIRN])"

Directories through which the data are distributed

-case DIR

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


Skip the execution of the functionObjects


Display the help and exit

This utility is mentionned in the following tutorials:

  • multiphase/interPhaseChangeDyMFoam/propeller
  • incompressible/pimpleDyMFoam/propeller