Random function UDF for boundary condition
Hi,
Does anyone know what to write in the UDF if I would like to generate a randomly varying pressure input? Is the command rand() or something? Thanks in advance 
Re: Random function UDF for boundary condition
Actually, I want to do this because I would like to obtain a frequency response of a probe that I am modeling...
I figured that if I subject the system to a random input, and generate some output files, I can process the data in MATLAB or something to plot the frequency response curve... I hope this bit of background information helps whoever's able to give me advice! Gracias! 
Re: Random function UDF for boundary condition
Hi Chris
I have not used a random function in a UDF, however, you must be careful rand() function in C provides a uniform random number betweem 0 to RAND_MAX=32767 (always integer). Therefore I you want to generate a random number between 0 to 1 you have to divide the rand()/RAND_MAX. Don't know forget to feed somehow a seed generator for the random number srand() In addition if you want to generate a normal distribution function a "bell" shape, you must to use another function, which potentially you could download. Regards Alex 
Re: Random function UDF for boundary condition
Thanks Alex. Where could I get the "potential" download? :)

Re: Random function UDF for boundary condition
My friend
type on google "random number generation in C" or something related to the type of distributio that you need gauss, binomial, poisson etc. Regards Alex 
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