freecad elmer

General discussion about Elmer
Post Reply
Onahitab
Posts: 1
Joined: 14 Jun 2019, 07:46
Antispam: Yes
Location: Milan

freecad elmer

Post by Onahitab » 19 Jun 2019, 10:33

hi
what free cad program to use for the ELMER field-solver?
the elmer doesnt have a drawing program, i need to import from something.
this something should be able to draw 3D structures, in a forma twhich is good for the elmer

mzenker
Posts: 1955
Joined: 07 Dec 2009, 11:49
Location: Germany

Re: freecad elmer

Post by mzenker » 19 Jun 2019, 11:28

Hi,

you can use gmsh (www.gmsh.info) or Salomé (www.salome-platform.org). Both have CAD capabilities and a mesher. In gmsh save the mesh in gmsh 2 ASCII format (using File->Export). In Salomé, save in .unv format. Both formats can be imported by ElmerGUI.

HTH,
Matthias

Post Reply