Mk-10 mixer mesh
MK-10 mixer hybrid mesh


The MK-10 mixer has surface meshes made of triangles and quadrilaterals, the volume mesh consists of tetrahedral cells 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 exported mesh has been tested with OpenFOAM-v2006 simpleFoam, and converges well but only tested at a lower speed. 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 – 10,956,235

  • Tetrahedra – 3,478,006,
  • Pyramids – 406,766,
  • Prisms – 5,548,656,
  • Hexahedra – 1,522,807

Mesh quality metrics:

  • Average non-orthogonality (degrees): 16.01
  • Maximum skewness: 5.10

Patch names: Inlet, Outlet, Vessel, mixer, ring, shaft






336 MB


25th September 2020


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