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Old   May 16, 2006, 11:10
Default VOF free surface tracking
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LK
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Hi,

Can anyone please tell me how to track the free surface in a VOF simulation?? I'm trying to plot the height of the water level in a tank transfer, but there are no such functions in the surface monitor panels.

Any help is greatly appreciated.

LK
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Old   May 16, 2006, 15:20
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I am not sure if your case is the same as mine. I am actually dealing with sloshing problem.

you will need to patch the water level first. After initialize. you can go to surface, then iso-surface, then click on volume fraction, then water, then key in a value like 0.95, then click create. you should be able to track that surface.

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Old   May 20, 2006, 12:20
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Khalid
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Dear Mr. Siao fei: I am a PhD student in Basrah university-IRAQ, mechanical ‎engineering department.‎ I also tried to used the VOF model like you but not for tank as your case my case was in a pipe flow since i have two phase strtified flow so that i was thankful if you send me your mesh file in gambit in my email address khalidb77@yahoo.co.uk or guide me how can you represent the two pahses in Gambit. Beast Regards Khalid Baker Basrah University-IRAQ
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