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Old   April 20, 2009, 22:36
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Dear

I have inside my computational domain water-vapor flows over a cold-plate and I'd like to simulate the accumulation of the frost on the surface of the cold-plate with time, but I don't know from where to start in FLUENT, does it consider steady or unsteady state, do I have to choose pressure solver or density solver and so on? please if anyone know I'm looking forward for a reply.

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Old   April 21, 2009, 11:22
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Hello amar,

Fluent has solidification and Melting model. you can refer a tutorial on this in the basic tutorial list.however i feel your expectations are little on the higher side.
i know that deicing can be done, i.e. melting on ice.
you can cross check with fluent support. if you are from india you can contact india support.
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Old   September 22, 2009, 01:34
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Amar,

Have you find any solution for above mentioned simulation. even i am also looking for same solution. if you through with simulation please let me how to simulate this.

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Hi GauravB,

I have not go through this type of simulations yet, and of course when I will start I'd like to share my experience with.
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