|May 6, 2013, 16:17||
Total pressure and mass flow boundary condition at inlet
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i've some problems with my boundary conditions for a internal flow through a diffuser and the outflow in atmosphere.
For my case i must set the inlet total pressure + the inlet mass flow rate, because the diffuser is after an rotor/stator stage, which drops the total pressure to e.g. 101325 Pa + 680 Pa. The mass flow rate through the stage is constant e.g. 11.75 kg/s. The flow should be expanding to atmospheric static pressure e.g. 101325 Pa. Ok, this are the main restrictions...
My first attempt was for a incompressible RANS simulation with "simpleFoam":
My second attempt was:
My third attempt was:
My fourth attempt was:
Summary: i could not find out which boundary conditions are exactly right to set total pressure and mass flow rate (or velocity) at the inlet.
I hope somebody with some experience in a similar problem can help me, thanks and sorry for my poor english.
(the attached picture is a overview of the region)
Last edited by bscphil; May 7, 2013 at 04:22.
|May 28, 2013, 00:44||
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Good one... first attempt seems to be the best practice in case of diffusing problems, but don't know how come your Total pressure is varying a lot.. Are you able to reach convergence??
|April 19, 2015, 07:56||
change flow rate to static pressure
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Hello everyone, I am doing validation for previous article about CNG mixer, my problem is using outlet static pressure instead of out flow because they ANSYS fluent don't allow to use out flow if I use inlet pressure, so, is there any one can help me to get static pressure from mass flow rate? Thanks
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