Global and local variables

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 April 11, 2002, 17:19 Global and local variables #1 Astrid Guest   Posts: n/a Hi all, In CFX 5.5 I have run a case with a cilinder from which the outer wall rotates with a certain constant speed. I have run it as a stationary case. The boundary condition on the outer wall is such that the specified u,v,w velocities provide the correct angular velocity. Now in CFX-Post, when I view the global velocity on the outer rotating wall I obtain a global range between the correct minimum speed (= 0) and about 60-70% of the angular velocity. When I plot the local range I get the correct range between 0 and the angular velocity. (Btw, this does not only apply for the angular velocity, it applies for all variables) Does anyone know what this difference means? Why is the local range broader than the global range? Astrid

 April 11, 2002, 19:19 Re: Global and local variables #2 Mike Guest   Posts: n/a This sounds like it's because conservative values are used for the ranges instead of hybrid. Mike

 April 12, 2002, 08:30 Re: Global and local variables #3 cfd guy Guest   Posts: n/a It sounds like a code bug for me. cfd guy

 April 14, 2002, 16:51 Re: Global and local variables #4 Astrid Guest   Posts: n/a Maybe. But which of them do I see? And where can I swith between both? Where is the button? I want to be in controlllllll, Astrid

 April 14, 2002, 19:02 Re: Global and local variables #5 Mike Guest   Posts: n/a Hybrid values aren't available for local ranges in 5.5. I believe 5.5.1 has the option to pick between the two.

 April 15, 2002, 06:28 Re: Global and local variables #6 Michael Bo Guest   Posts: n/a Toggle between Hybrid (wall boundaries applied) and Conservative values (Raw calculated values) from within the Variable Editor in cfx post 5.5. Michael Bo

 April 15, 2002, 16:46 Re: Global and local variables #7 Astrid Guest   Posts: n/a So, it is a bug?

 April 16, 2002, 00:50 Re: Global and local variables #8 Mike Guest   Posts: n/a I don't think this will make any difference to the values used for local ranges, but you can try it and see.

 April 16, 2002, 00:52 Re: Global and local variables #9 Mike Guest   Posts: n/a i guess it depends how you define a bug. It's works as implemented, but maybe not how some people would expect it to work.