Tips & Tricks

Here you will find articles on how to solve specific issues related to ESI's software solutions. Missing ESI products will be added progressively. Each article has a short abstract which is accessible to everyone. As logged users you can see the full article with all attached screenshots, and you can post comments related to each article

How do I create an SEA cavity using shrinkwrap?

How do I create an SEA cavity using shrinkwrap?
How to create FE acoustic cavities with complex shapes read more
Vibro-Acoustics
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Auto Empty Folders option in CFD-GEOM

Auto Empty Folders option in CFD-GEOM
When importing large models into CFD-GEOM, you may notice that certain entities listed in the Model Manager may have a red box around them. read more
CFD
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Adding Baffles to an Unstructured domain in CFD-GEOM

Adding Baffles to an Unstructured domain in CFD-GEOM
While meshing the geometries of industrial significance like mixing tanks, reactor and heat exchangers, we may encounter baffles which have negligible thickness but significant area to impact the physics of the problem in terms of momentum and heat transfer. These... read more
CFD
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New Mesh Sources in CFD-GEOM for Triangle and Tetrahedral meshing

New Mesh Sources in CFD-GEOM for Triangle and Tetrahedral meshing
Corner Point Sources, Surface Interior Sources and Tet Sources have been available in CFD-GEOM for several years, allowing for refinements during certain phases of mesh generation. read more
CFD
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Working with Solids in CFD-GEOM - Part 1: Boolean Operations

Working with Solids in CFD-GEOM - Part 1: Boolean Operations
Given that today’s users may import several complex parts into CFD-GEOM, this tip will demonstrate how to use the Solid Boolean Union Option to combine several parts into one. read more
CFD
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Using the BC/VC Queries tool in CFD-GEOM

Using the BC/VC Queries tool in CFD-GEOM
Have you ever whished that you could blank/unblank or pick/unpick only interfaces in a CFD-GEOM model? You can now with the BC/VC Queries tool. This tool allows you to pick, unpick, blank or unblank all the interfaces of the current model based on the interface type (... read more
CFD
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How to create Pyramid cells on structured-unstructured domain interfaces in CFD-GEOM

How to create Pyramid cells on structured-unstructured domain interfaces in CFD-GEOM
CFD-GEOM can be used to construct a variety of cell shapes: quadrilaterals (2D) and hexahedrals (3D) for structured meshes; triangles (2D) as well as tetrahedrals and polyhedral/honeycomb (3D) for unstructured meshes; prisms and pyramids (3D) for semi-structured... read more
CFD
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New Exposed Boundaries Visualization tool in CFD-GEOM

New Exposed Boundaries Visualization tool in CFD-GEOM
One of the various new features introduced in CFD-GEOM V2009.2 is the ‘Exposed Boundaries’ visualization tool. This tool allows users to quickly visualize those areas where closure problems remain in an otherwise closed and “watertight... read more
CFD
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Repairing Imported CAD Geometries in CFD-GEOM

Repairing Imported CAD Geometries in CFD-GEOM
In most cases, importing CAD files in CFD-GEOM results in a clean geometry that can be directly used for further processing and/or meshing. However, for complex models, it is possible that the imported geometry has missing, untrimmed or defective surfaces that need to... read more
CFD
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Butterfly Faces Meshing Tool in CFD-GEOM

Butterfly Faces Meshing Tool in CFD-GEOM
In CFD-GEOM, a convenient meshing tool called "Butterfly Faces" allows the user to quickly and automatically create a structured mesh for circular topologies. The resulting mesh consists of 5 structured faces (4 sides and 1 core) inside a circle.... read more
CFD
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