CFD Online Logo CFD Online URL
www.cfd-online.com
[Sponsors]
Home > Forums > FLUENT

Pressure Coefficient in X - Direction

Register Blogs Members List Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old   April 6, 2007, 21:43
Default Pressure Coefficient in X - Direction
  #1
Matthias
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
What is the relationship to calculate the static pressure in the x direction (assuming x,y, dimensions)?

I wish to contour plot Cpx to visualise sources of pressure drag more effectively.

Would the pressure in the x direction be...

Px = (Total pressure) - (0.5*density*X-Component_velocity^2)

Then Cpx = (Px - Pref)/qref

Could someone please clarify how to go about obtaining x-direction pressure coefficients.
  Reply With Quote

Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Do Pressure Inlet Flow Direction Components Need to Be Normalized? ScottN FLUENT 0 September 21, 2010 09:18
Simulation of a single bubble with a VOF-method Suzzn CFX 18 October 2, 2009 04:18
Pressure Coefficient Viscous Coefficient gunposer FLUENT 0 June 15, 2009 07:10
XY plotting pressure coefficient on the wall Yucel Ozmen FLUENT 2 January 16, 2006 22:36
Problem in Result of the pressure coefficient Ken Choi Main CFD Forum 2 March 15, 1999 05:15


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 08:15.