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Old   September 7, 2010, 11:04
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Hi Foamers,

a short question: if i use a halfmodel with a symmetryPlane cutting it, do i take the projected area of the full model or of the half model for the forces in controlDict?

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Hi,

I think you are asking what area to use for the forceCoeffs calculation. In that case, take half the surface of the full body = the surface of the patch on which U calculate forces and force coefficients.
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