Suzanne by Tobias Holzmann

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  • contributor: Tobias Holzmann
  • affiliation: Holzmann CFD
  • contact: click here for email address
  • OpenFOAM version: v7
  • published under: GPL v3 license

Go back to Basics.

Drag coefficient of a monkey head - Suzanne

In this tutorial you will learn, how to set up a basic case for the calculation of the drag coefficient of a monkey head. The training videos for the community are given on Tobias website

1 Introduction to the Suzanne Training Session

  • Brief introduction about the challenge
  • Further information based on the screencast of Joszef Nagy

2 Generate, Smooth and Close the Monkey Head

  • How to generate the monkey head in Blender
  • Demonstrating three different ways of surface smoothing
  • Closing the eyes using some nice Blenderfunctions

3 Calculate the Projected Area of the Monkey Head

  • A nice technique to calculate the projected area of Suzannes complex head

4 Create the OpenFOAM Case

  • Building the mesh
  • Set-up the case with special focus on the drag coefficient calculation
  • Run the simulation