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tsero November 10, 2011 14:19

Pressure Drop in Periodic boundary conditions
 
I have a tube and I work at steady state so I have imposed periodic conditions at the inlet and outlet of the test volume. However I want to examine the pressure drop along the pipe. The pressure itself is obviously not periodic along the entire pipeline, however because of the periodic conditions that I have imposed the Pressure Drop along the pipe is equal to zero.

How can I see the non periodic (linear) component of the Pressure Drop even though I have imposed Periodic Boundary Conditions?

tsero November 11, 2011 06:11

noting that the flow is turbulent with Re ~ 20000


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