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Old   February 7, 2013, 02:29
Question Setting initial conditions in CFX
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Hi, in working on thermal analysis of exhaust valve and seat in CFX through workbench . I place the valve in different positions from the seat and I need to use the last obtained solution in seat and valve and the control volume between them ( which is expanding 1 mm in every step ) from the previous position as the initial condition for the current position, but I don't know how to do that . I'm using workbench and have made my geometry in Ansys Design Modeler and I analyze it in CFX . Can anyone help me on this problem ? Thanks in advance .
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Old   February 7, 2013, 05:18
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This sounds like it should be modelled as a true transient simulation with a moving valve, not a sequence of psuedo-steady state cases.
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