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Old   July 4, 2001, 09:44
Default Segregated or Coupled
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Nurul Murad
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Hi! would like to know advantage and disadvantages of using segregated and coupled solver in fluent. would like to know types of application that suits both solvers. Thank you.
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Old   July 4, 2001, 10:20
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Jonas Larsson
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The coupled solver is much better at resolving shocks so it is suitable for transonic and supersonic flows. The segregated solver is much faster than the coupled solver for low-speed flows and is thus more suitable for incompressible flows (also works well in subsonic compressible flows).
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