|November 23, 2011, 04:29||
porous media (cellzone)
Join Date: Jul 2011
Posts: 10Rep Power: 5
i simulate a perforated metal plate and two other layers as one porous cellzone. i got data for the pressure drop for different velocities so i calculated the parameters c2 and 1/alpha (viscous and inertial coefficients).
my problem is, that the plate the two other layers only allow flow in one direction and i have to assign coefficients for x, y and z.
i dont think its accurate to make it a homogenous cellzone with same coefficients in all direction. i thought about making it very very large in the two other direction.. but dont know if thats a valid method to handle this problem. is there another solution for my case?
|November 24, 2011, 04:32||
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Indiana, US
Posts: 185Rep Power: 8
I hope i'm not to late in replying,
But yr guess was correct, you need to increase the coeeficients in the other 2 directions (my practice is by about 100 times)
|Thread||Thread Starter||Forum||Replies||Last Post|
|How to model granular flow through porous media||Axius||FLUENT||2||August 7, 2014 10:34|
|Porous media setup issues in Fluent||Bernard Van||FLUENT||22||June 6, 2014 05:52|
|Multiphase Porous Media Flow - Convergence Issues||VT_Bromley||FLUENT||5||March 23, 2011 11:38|
|species mass source in porous media ?||PK||FLUENT||0||February 16, 2007 12:12|
|porous media: Fluent or Star-CD?||Igor||Main CFD Forum||0||December 5, 2002 16:16|