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Old   December 9, 2006, 12:02
Default Profile data , how does it work?
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When one imports profile data from a excel file ( which was created from CFX-post), how does CFX-pre actually read it?

1. If the mesh is unstructured, when one reads a Profile data, it is not neccessary that all the nodes at the inlet match with the nodes and their co-ordinates of this profile data. Does CFX-pre, interpolate the velocity values for the rest of the nodes that have been missed?

2. Since velocity is a vector, and we only input its scalar value from the excel file, what does CFX-pre choose as the direction for this velocity at the inlet?

Thanking You in anticipation
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