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Ansys Meshing – Bias Factor

Source: Ansys

#### Bias Type and Bias Option

For edges only, use Bias Type to adjust the spacing ratio of nodes on an edge. This feature is useful for any engineering problem where nodes need to be clustered on an edge or group of edges, or if there is a need to bias the mapped mesh of a face towards a specific direction with respect to the edges of the face. Bias Type can be used with all meshers except the Patch Independent Tetrahedron method and the assembly meshing algorithms. To use Bias Type, choose one of the four pre-determined patterned options depicted pictorially from the Bias Type drop-down menu:

Note:  The MultiZone meshing method respects all Bias Type options. The nodes generally follow the distribution. However, some optimization can be done to improve transition with other mesh, or to improve the quality. Setting the Behavior to Hard will give higher priority to the bias settings defined than the optimization.

In this tutorial, you will learn how the BIAS FACTOR tool works in Ansys Meshing. You can download the Excel file from the following link.

## Ansys Fluent Tutorial | Heatsink

In this tutorial, you will learn how to simulate a Heatsink using Ansys Fluent. In this first video, you will see how to create the geometry and the mesh using DesignModeler, Ansys Meshing and Ansys Fluent.

## Ansys Meshing | Inflation

You can set the Use Automatic Inflation control so that inflation boundaries are selected automatically depending on whether or not they are members of Named Selections groups.

## Ansys Fluent Tutorial | Heatsink

In this tutorial, you will learn how to simulate a Heatsink using Ansys Fluent. In this first video, you will see how to create the geometry and the mesh using DesignModeler, Ansys Meshing and Ansys Fluent.

## Ansys Meshing | Inflation

You can set the Use Automatic Inflation control so that inflation boundaries are selected automatically depending on whether or not they are members of Named Selections groups.

## Ansys Meshing – Keyframe Animation

You can make animations based on keyframes. Keyframes define the start and endpoints of each section of animation.

## Ansys Meshing – Match Control

In this tutorial, you will learn how to use the Match Control tool in Ansys Meshing. Match Control allows duplicating the mesh in a body. We have two option Match Control Cyclic and Arbitrary.

## Ansys Meshing – Body of Influence

The Body of Influence option is available in the Type field if you selected a body and Use Adaptive Sizing is set to No. Using this option, you can set one body as a source of another body

## Ansys Meshing – Sphere of Influence

The Sphere of Influence option is available in the Type field after you select an entity such as a body, face, edge, or vertex.

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