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antonio22 April 22, 2011 09:31

Energy balance (buoyancy)
 
Good day everyone.
I have a question. I am creating a "chimney effect" in switchgear by Fluent buoyancy driven flow. Menu Report/fluxes shows this energy balance:

Wall_Heat_Flux +160 W
Convection -12 W
Pressure_Out_Flow -120 W
Pressure_In_Flow -28 W (!!!!)

Problem is in the Pressure_In_Flow. Is possible the value MINUS 28 W, when logically there is only a flow into the chimney but Report says that there is 28 W out of system.

Thanks for answers;-)

antonio22 April 22, 2011 09:34

Do you have any explanation?

gaurav_1guru February 17, 2012 12:43

dear antonio can i have your case study for studying as i am a student working on temperature rise test in busbar in fluent...
will you be able to help me..


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