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Old   November 7, 2012, 07:22
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Is it possible to initialize a simulation using the flowfield from another simulation (which is what I sometime do in CFX)? For example: for the same fluid domain and boundary conditions can I run a DES using a RANS calculated flowfield as the initial guess.

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Old   November 7, 2012, 09:15
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for different geometries you can use the "interpolate" feature in Fluent: File / interpolate...
For the same geometry, I think it is even recommended to start with a RANS converged flow field before running LES. you just switch to LES and transient after your model has converged.
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