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yvonne January 20, 2010 10:44

Fluent simulation of centrifugal pump
 
Hi! Im simulating 3 d geometry of a pump having a regenerative impeller. Although the file is read in FLUENT, I'm not able to define the turbo topology for the same. Can anybody help me wid da same??? :confused:

Ohbuchi January 27, 2010 02:45

Hi,

Did you pressed "Define" button after every boundary-surface setting?
You should only one click after all boundary-surface setting.

And Turbo topology is only applicable to blade to blade pitch domain.

yvonne January 27, 2010 07:27

no.. i didnt press define.. but, the problem is.. in the regenerative impeller.. i cant make out what the hub and casing is. Im simulating the entire impeller, so i don have any periodic regions.What should i do??

Ohbuchi January 28, 2010 05:48

Hi,

Turbo topology of Fluent does not support whole impeller model.


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