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Aquatic August 10, 2010 14:32

Basic question - Geometry
 
This is a beginner's question - I have started to look at Flow3d recently. It appears that the software has limited options for creating geometry. I understand third party software are used for creating complex geometry.

At the moment, I am trying to simulate flow through a spillway. I am looking for recommendation as to what software/tool would be most suitable for the purpose.

Thanks in advance.

Cheers
NG

auburnuser August 10, 2010 16:28

Hi I have attended some flow3D seminars and have seen people doing spillway analysis. They have used solidworks for the geometry.

I think whatever program you choose make sure they can output the format "stl" that is compatible with flow3D.

I would recommend using Solidworks for creating geometry.

Hope this helps.


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