Meshing a Pipe
Pipe meshing at 90° and 45° with layer generation
People all over the world who start in the field of numerical simulation commonly start with a simple fluid dynamic analysis in a pipe. However, for new OpenFOAM users, even the trivial pipe meshing can be challenging. Therefore, Holzmann CFD provides two cases in which a pipe bending under 45 degree and 90 degrees will be discretized. Additionally, the layer generation is applied while a coverage of 99.5 percent is reached.
The basic meshing case for all OpenFOAM® beginners and a frequently asked question is the meshing strategy of simple geometries and the more advanced layer generation. Therefore, the following training case is generated that includes two different subcases in which a pipe at different angles (45° and 90°) are going to be meshed. In both cases, the layer generation is activated, and the overall layer coverage is 99.5 percent. The tutorial gives the general idea of how to build such kind of meshes.
Holzmann CFD does not give any warranty to the numerical results that are obtained within this training case based on the fact that there is no verification or validation.
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