IDEAS (Mesh) Interface

There is also an IDEAS CAD interface

Solver IDEAS
Type of mesh unstructured mesh
Dimension 2D and 3D


The translator writes coordinate, connectivity and group information in IDEAS universal file format. The following datasets are supported in this interface:

Creating the IDEAS Universal File

The translator writes the IDEAS file using an unstructured domain file and its corresponding boundary condition file. To create the IDEAS input file, select the translator "IDEAS" in the "Output" menu. After clicking "Write input" you can specify options for the IDEAS interface:

The interface generates the IDEAS file located in the project directory.

Defining boundary condition for IDEAS

The program supports color id  as boundary conditions for surfaces or blocks.

For more details on how to set flags in the different grid generators, please refer to the General Remarks section.