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Old   June 29, 2004, 10:20
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chakaltaya
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Hello,

I'm trying to model a planing craft on water using Fluent. My question is how do I visualize the waves (hopefully in 3d) around the craft?

Please let me know if you know a good way to do this. Thanks.
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Old   July 8, 2004, 03:31
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I have found a way to do this: at Surface->Iso-Surface, set to Suruface of Constant Phases and vof value of 0.5, then at Display->Grid, tick "faces" on and select the iso-surface you made from the "Surfaces" list, then at Display->Lights, set lighting method to Gourand.

This produces a 3D image (whith shades) of water surface (i.e. free surface).
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