Suboff submarine
Suboff hexahedral mesh


DARPA Suboff half model validation submarine with quadrilateral surface mesh and volume mesh consisting of hexahedra, using an OH topology to restrict high aspect ratio cells in the boundary layer. Low y plus mesh with a first cell height of 0.007 m and the inflation region has 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 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: Hexahedra

Cell count: Total – 8,512,720

  • Hexahedra – 8,512,720

Mesh quality metrics:

  • Average non-orthogonality (degrees): 9.1
  • Maximum skewness: 2.5

Patch names: sides, symmetry, inlet, outlet, SAIL, HULL, APPENDAGES






243 MB


3rd August 2020


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