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Old   June 16, 2003, 09:49
Default Accelerating solid
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blair
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I would like to model a solid body that is accelerating through fluid. As far as I can make out the flow solver does not contain inertial terms and they need to be included seperately as a momentum source on the solid boundary. Is anyone able to help in this area?

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Old   June 16, 2003, 18:28
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Glenn Horrocks
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Hi Blair,

What do you mean "inertial terms"? CFX solves the Navier Stokes equations, which will give you a friction force and pressure force on your body. These two forces should fully describe the forces on your body.

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