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1 Name

refineWallLayer - Utility to refine cells next to patches.

Valid versions: OF Version 21.png

2 Synopsis


3 Description

Utility to refine cells next to patches.

Takes a PATCHNAME and number of layers to refine. Works out cells within these layers and refines those in the wall-normal direction.

EDGEWEIGHT determines the ratio between the new cell size next to the wall and the current size i.e. 0.5 cuts the cells next to the wall in two equal cells.

-useSet NAME

Restrict the refinement to the cell of the cellSet NAME


Overwrite the existing mesh files

-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