Francois Houde

Mesh complexity versus RAM limitations

Discussion created by Francois Houde on Sep 18, 2007
I Need to do a heat transfer analysis on an electronic devicecontaining many PCBs with multiple volume heat source. The model isfairly complex and Floworks systematically stops during meshcreation for lack of Memory. I already added RAM to my computer toraise it to 2 Gigs and I'm thinking of raising that to the maximumlevel Windows will accept. I have set the mesh level to 3 and havedeactivated the advanced narrow channel refinement option to nosuccess. How can I simplify the mesh even more without makingthe simulation irrelevent?