The pipe was meshed fully structured using an OH topology. The surface mesh is made of quads, and the volume mesh consists of hexahedra cells. The inflation region has a growth rate of 1.2 between successive layers and the first cell height of 0.000001 m. 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.
Note Pointwise mesh in cm, and OpenFOAM mesh scaled to m.
Cell types: Hexahedra
Cell count: Total – 125,685
- Hexahedra – 125,685
Mesh quality metrics:
- Average non-orthogonality (degrees): 3.6
- Maximum skewness: 0.6
Patch names: inlet, outlet, wall
19th August 2020
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