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Old   January 22, 2007, 01:44
Default Cylindrical Coordinates in Starccm+
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Josh
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I set-up the model in cartesian coordinates and ran the model. Now that it is done, I realized I would like to make a contour plot of the tangential velocity. I thought I could do this by setting up a cylindrical coord. system and then selecting tangential velocity as the field function. When I tried this, the plot is blank, other velocity contours work fine. Has anyone else tried this?
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Old   January 22, 2007, 17:05
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I think the tangential velocity is computed using the region's reference frame. You don't need to create a coordinate system.

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Old   March 14, 2007, 00:25
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Hi chris the tangential velocity is defined around the z axis so you need to have a symetry around the z axis
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