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Mehdi BEN HAJ February 4, 2002 15:43

Free Surface

I'm a Phd student and I search some one who can help me to find a publication or an application a bout using FLUENT for simulating non-breaking and breaking surface waves on a beach, employing the VOF (Volume Of Fluid) algorithm or other for the free surface.

If some one does have a pulication a bout this subject, please send me it in PDF file or other by E-mail. Or at this adress:

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Ing.Mehdi BEN HAJ

Ecole Nationale d'Ingénieurs de Tunis

Laboratoire de Modélisation en Hydraulique et Environnement

B.P. 37, le Belvedère 1002, Tunis


Neale February 4, 2002 19:03

Re: Free Surface
Maybe you should check on the Fluent forum if you are using Fluent. Although, you might look at the free surface capabilities in CFX-5.5 at:

and use it instead. The videos they have there are pretty impressive. eg: Maxwell problem and gas tank filling.


Daniel Suasnabar February 6, 2002 05:17

Re: Free Surface
There is plenty of information about VOF Please first check Fluent Manuals for initial info



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