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Old   January 12, 2010, 00:22
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hi,

I want to measure the mass flow rate of a certain area in my model. I have a car and I want to know how much air goes through the radiator. Since the radiator is modeled as a subdomain with interfaces to the main domain, i have actually an already defined face where I want to measure the mass flow rate.

So basically what I want to do is to measure the mass flow rate through a face. How do I do that?

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Jon

EDIT: Oh I'm so stupid. If I just use the function calculator and calculate the "massflow" through this face, that's it, right? Cheers!
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Yes, as simple as you did.
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Yes, as simple as you did.
I wonder if you could shed some light this: why the theoretical values you predict might vary quite a bit from CFX's?
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