Meshing Tutorials 

An O-Grid example in blockMesh

About blockMesh:

BlockMesh is a built in mesher in OpenFOAM. It has capabilities for creating simple block structured meshes, not meshes for complex geometries. The usage of blockMesh is described here.


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The mesh has one layer thickness in z direction, the current diameter is ~21 mm, the side of surrounding box is 50 mm.

The numbering of vertices (white numbers) and blocks (black numbers) is the following:


Download blockMeshDict file:


The file should be placed here: <case>/constant/polyMesh/blockMeshDict