Symmetry Boundary Condition
Dear all,
I'm sorry I didn't find an explanation to my question in the ANSYS Help, so I have to ask here: When I'm using a symmetry boundary condition in my simulation, which divides my geometry in two equal parts, will I have to impose half of the mass flow or anyway the full mass flow as my boundary condition? Thank you in advance for your reply. Best regards, Stefan 
specify half

Yes, Far is right.
The mass flow must be proportional to the partion, meaning that if you divide the domain in two parts, the mass flow must be 1/2 of what it would be on the whole domain. If you divide it in 6 parts, it should be 1/6 of the total mass flow, etc... 

Thank you for your help!

boundary condition (symmetry vs periodic doubt)
Dear friends,
i am doing 3D wing analysis, i have doubt on boundary conditions in fluent ie both symmetry and periodic, anybody have the answer please let me know briefly,for what kind of purpose to use symmetry & periodic boundary conditions, please tell any example with problem. 
Hi
Quote:
if your 3Dwing isn't symetric at all, then ... ;) 
Mathematically a symmetry boundary is zero normal velocity and zero normal gradient on all other terms, and periodic boundaries have all values equal on the equivalent locations on both boundaries.

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