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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].
== Tutorials ==
** 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 ==

Revision as of 19:27, 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


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


Skip the execution of the functionObjects


Display the help and exit

See also paragraph 5.5.1 of the User Guide.

4 Tutorials

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