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Old   August 28, 2007, 05:40
Default Specifiying rotational axis' - a bit stuck
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Dave
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Hi everyone

I have 3 turbines in a volume and wish to rotate them all. I have actually posted about this before but i have come across a couple of issues.

- when i specify my rotational axis origin for each of my walls, which point should i choose? Is it any point along the line which runs normal to the wall plane? (through the middle of it)

- when i am specifying my rotation axis origin for my fluid (water) do which point do i choose fort this? I have tried the point in the centre of the inlet face but this gives wrong results

Im pretty stuck here, so any help would be most appreciated

Cheers

D
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Old   August 31, 2007, 05:18
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chandra manik
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rotation axis is vector quantity, when fluid zone rotated in center of coordinate, you need spesified what is axis, typicalluy in x, y and z, see your geometry to find its x,y, z direction ( if x your axis, you shoul type x=1,y=o and z=0, instead of case y as rotational axis, x=0,y=1 and z=o)
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