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Old   October 8, 2007, 07:26
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For your experience is it possible to simulate gear pump with CFX? or it's better to simulate with another cfd programs like fluent or star cd Regards Elia
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Old   October 8, 2007, 18:19
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Hi,

Gear pumps are pretty difficult to model in CFX. I think you will find Fluent or StarCD will be better for this type of model as they have more mesh motion and dynamic mesh topology change options.

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Old   October 10, 2007, 06:19
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If you did try a gear pump in CFX, your best bet would be to use a junction box routine.
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Old   October 18, 2007, 05:09
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What about PumpLinx: http://www.simerics.com/? Seems to be good with such applications. Have a look also at CFdesign...
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So why? why is CFX impossible since it has Immersed Solid?
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Old   August 1, 2012, 18:50
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CFX did not have immersed solids in 2007 when this thread was written. It now has it and that is a good mthod to do this sort of model.
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