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Old   May 31, 2012, 07:18
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Dear all,

I have a general understanding problem concerning the reference values. What do they define actually and what are they for? I want to simulate the transport of a contrast agent bolus inside the coronary arteries and set the velocity as inlet b.c., so where do I have to compute my reference values from? And what ist the difference between "Compute from" and "Reference Zone"?
Thank you for all hints and help!
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Old   May 31, 2012, 09:51
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Reference values are normally used to non-dimensionalize the quantities of your interest e.g if you are computing the flow over wing then these values are used to non-dimensionalize the lift, drag and moment values
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