Kangaroo mesh
Kangaroo hybrid mesh


Kangaroo with a surface mesh of triangles, and volume mesh consisting of tetrahedra with prisms and hexahedra in the boundary layer formed using the T-Rex method. The T-Rex max number of layers was 15 in the inflation region with a growth rate of 1.2 between successive layers. The mesh also contains a refinement region made hexahedrons. The exported mesh has been tested with OpenFOAM-v2006 simpleFoam, and converges well but only tested at lower speeds. The provided mesh was exported from the Pointwise case file included with the download. If you want to modify or re-export the mesh you will need a licenced version of Pointwise.


Cell types: Tetrahedra, Pyramids, Prisms, Hexahedra

Cell count: Total – 8,659,996

  • Tetrahedra – 6,969,864,
  • Pyramids – 95,704,
  • Prisms – 1,099,528,
  • Hexahedra – 494,900

Mesh quality metrics:

  • Average non-orthogonality (degrees): 20.4
  • Maximum skewness: 1.5

Patch names: bottom, frontBackSides, inlet, outlet, top, wall






280 MB


19th August 2020


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