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Hemisphere meshing quad in ansys

  1. Sep 8, 2014 #1
    Can anyone guide me how to mesh solid and shell 3d hemisphere with hex dominant approach in ansys mechanical APDL?
    I found no such verification manual for 3d hemispherical meshing in ansys. What method should be applied and what element should be chosen appropriately to mesh this structure?
    I have attached screen shot for your understanding of my problem.
    Your response will be highly appreciated.
    You can also post your reply on my mail (nishantsinghbme@gmail.com ).
    Thanking you in advance

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  3. Sep 14, 2014 #2
    I'm sorry you are not finding help at the moment. Is there any additional information you can share with us?
  4. Oct 16, 2014 #3
    Not sure to understand the request.
    In Classic APDL: you should import your model (.iges for example), then verify/create the volume, create solid element type (et,1,solid45) for example (and material) and mesh with "VATT" command.
    Using Workbench ? One way I used to do: you can made the meshing in Workbench (choose curvature option + hex dominant method option). After saving your database, you can import the .db file in Classic APDL. Another way in Workbench: after meshing as explained previously, you can write the APDL scipt (.inp), then you can read this file in Classic APDL.
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