Flange

Update: June 1, 2017
OpenFOAM 4.x

Case directory

$FOAM_TUTORIALS/mesh/snappyHexMesh/flange

Summary

We use snappyHexMesh to create the mesh. The original geometry is defined in the file constant/triSurface/flange.stl.gz and the mesh settings are defined in the file system/snappyHexMeshDict.

Original geometry Original geometry

The meshes are as follows, and the number of mesh is 36260.

Mesh Meshes
Mesh in XZ plane Mesh in XZ plane
Mesh in YZ plane Mesh in YZ plane

Commands

cp -r $FOAM_TUTORIALS/mesh/snappyHexMesh/flange flange
cd flange

cp $FOAM_TUTORIALS/resources/geometry/flange.stl.gz constant/triSurface/

blockMesh
surfaceFeatureExtract
snappyHexMesh -overwrite

paraFoam

Calculation time

13.69 seconds *Single, Inter(R) Core(TM) i7-2600 CPU @ 3.40GHz 3.40GHz