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Allanhill March 6, 2003 03:37

Can I use Fluent to stimulate diesel combustion
 
Is that possible to use Fluent to model diesel engine combustion and emission formation? I know that Fluent has a turbulent combustion model and dynamics mesh. So is it powerful enough to stimulate the diesel engine combustion.


CF March 6, 2003 08:46

No, go for compression instead!
 
This seems highly unlikely, compression is probably a much more efficient stimulus.

Oh! You meant simulate, well that should be quite feasible, though Fluent's spray models still lag behind those in Fire and in Star-CD (probably the most commonly used tools for this type of simulation alongside of Kiva) in some respects. I have not seen any results produced with Fluent yet, so I am not quite sure if everything works out. This is not CFD for beginners though.


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