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Old   May 28, 2002, 14:00
Default Turbomachinery and accuracy
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Erich
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How accurate is Fluent with turbomachinery or perhaps how close to expected results is it? Within 5 percent or ?

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Old   May 28, 2002, 14:32
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Jonas Larsson
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That depends entirely on what you want to predict. Pressure distrubtions for on-design points are usually within 5%. However, heat-transfer, off-design losses etc. can easily be much more off.
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Old   June 2, 2002, 07:29
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That differs very much. From very good (<<5%) up to very bad (50%) ...
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