Ansys DesignModeler – Fill (Volume Extract)

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March 14, 2020


Source: Ansys


The Fill feature is located in the Tools Menu, and is available when the model consists of active and/or frozen bodies. The Fill feature is used to extract inverse volume or volumes enclosed within a body or a set of bodies. The feature will create frozen bodies that fill the void regions. The created frozen bodies will have a Fluid/Solid Property (as seen in the Details View when this body is selected) set to Fluid. See Fluid/Solid Property for more information about editing the property. You can select one of two extraction types:

  • By Cavity: Create the void region by picking faces that enclose the cavity.

  • By Caps: Create the void region by picking bodies that enclose the void region or regions. You can pick solid as well as Surface bodies.

In this tutorial, you will learn how to use Fill tool using Ansys DesignModeler. With this option you can generate fluid domains from positive geometries of various structures.


Tutorial: Volume Extract using Ansys SpaceClaim.

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