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Alexandra Mutzke October 22, 2002 02:14

electric field
I am trying to simulate the arc motion of a low voltage switchgear. That means I have to simulate both electric field and air flow. Has anybody ever tried to simulate an electric field?

Astrid October 22, 2002 02:58

Re: electric field
I have simulated an electric field in CFX 4. In CFX 5 not yet, but I have someone seen doing it. Thus, it is possible.


Alexandra Mutzke October 22, 2002 03:23

Re: electric field
Hello Everyone!

Does anybody have a testexample of a simulation of an electric field?

Thank you!!!


Ribeiro October 23, 2002 13:21

Re: electric field

I have seen an example of this in CFX Community site.

hope this helps

Ribeiro October 23, 2002 15:52

Re: electric field
Contact CFX in Berlin. They have experience with solving the electric field in CFX 5.

Pascale Fonteijn

Peter Bartsch October 24, 2002 03:14

Re: electric field
Please contact Andreas Spille from CFX Berlin ( ). He implemented Electromagnetics in CFX5.5.1.


Payam89 November 1, 2012 14:50

Electric Field
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I have an electric field due to 2 cylindrical probes .so I want to add a voltage to 2 probe.Can I do it by MHD panel?

When I add 220 to one probe and 0 to another one fluent doesn't show me the electric field vectors


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