Inventor General Discussion

Inventor General Discussion

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Coil Around Cylinder Strange Mesh

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03-08-2012 08:00 AM

Working on a simple cylinder with a coil runing around the outside of it.  For some reason the mesh does not handel the geometry correctlly - can figure our why - any thoguths ?  Attaced are pics from the meshing and the model.




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Re: Coil Around Cylinder Strange Mesh

03-09-2012 04:21 PM in reply to: tim.sefton

Hi Ted,


  The mesh appears that it is from the Autodesk Mechanical simulation product (formerly Algor).


  If this is correct, you can post the question in that forum here:


  If you want, post the model and I can see if we have any issue with the Stress Analysis mesher in Inventor.  


  It appears the coil is not 'capping' correctly in the meshed body.  I see the strange artifact at the bottom of the hole.


Best regards, -Hugh

Hugh Henderson
Simulation QA Engineer
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