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6.7 Converting the Grid to a Polyhedral Mesh

The FLUENT solver, being face-based, supports polyhedral cells. The advantages that polyhedral meshes have shown over some of the tetrahedral or hybrid meshes is the lower overall cell count, almost 3-5 times lower for unstructured meshes than the original cell count. Currently, there are two options in FLUENT that allow you to convert your nonpolyhedral mesh to a polyhedral mesh:




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