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tangfl March 12, 2013 01:58

pipe surrounded with sand
i want to study regard on water jetting towards the pipe which surrounded with sand. However, i feel difficulties on the sand surrounded the pipe which i dont know how to define it (using immersed solid??). Can anyone give me a hand? or show me some SIMILAR tutorial??

mettler March 12, 2013 08:44

flow through porous media

tangfl March 13, 2013 04:36

so, do i need to draw a sand box to define it as porous media??

mettler March 13, 2013 08:49

I guess you need that. I am not sure what your drawing looks like, but you do need a porous zone. You define that in Fluent.

tangfl April 9, 2013 22:26

if i define in porous zone. the zone material will be in fluid..
How i change to solid??


mettler April 10, 2013 10:09

The porous zone in fluent will represent a solid zone with fluid in it. Its been a while, but you have define certain aspects that let fluent carry out the solution.

tangfl April 10, 2013 21:55

Thanks for reply..
My problem is water jet pass though the sand (porous zone) and hitting the wall of pipe. however, when i water jet towards pipe, my result not show any sand hitting causes erosion on the wall. and how to plot wall thickness after the erosion?

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