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Old   May 21, 2004, 06:08
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Dear Cfd people, I am trying to model the flow around a helicopter hull including blades. Is there anyone who tried a similar simulation before? The main problem is that I couldn't specify a BC at the rotor blades. I thouht that it suffices providing an inlet BC (assuming the rotor blades as a spinning disc) specifying the velocity at the rotor blades. Although Flow is rotational around the blades, I thought computing an initial guess with specified inlet condition will work?
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Old   May 23, 2004, 14:24
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