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 ravi October 23, 2005 22:52

how to see velocity vectors are moving

Hi to all I have done analysis on cfx.Now i want to see that how flow is going,i.e. how velocity vectors are moving in post process.Can anaybody tell that how i can set this?In addition suppose my domain is rotating( consider example of impeller of pump)i.e. i have taken one blade passage and i want to see it for whole geometry then how i can see it?

 henpeckedman October 24, 2005 02:29

Re: how to see velocity vectors are moving

You may use the animation feature to show moving vectors. For you sencond question, you may try the instance transform function.

 ravi October 24, 2005 05:30

buthow visulize that velocity vectors are moving.

thanks henpeckedman,but i want to know how to set the animation so that we can visulize that velocity vectors are moving.

 henpeckedman October 24, 2005 21:18

Re: buthow visulize that velocity vectors are movi

In the main menu, use tools -> animation to open the animation editor. In the post-processing of the first CFX tutorial, the animation function is illustrated. You may also refer to the CFX-post help for more details.

 ravi October 25, 2005 08:12

Re: velocity vectors are moving in domain

that is ok sir, How to see that velocity vectors are moving in domain.I want to visulize that velocity vectors are moving (going from one place to other) in domain.Whether I have to perform transient analysis or not for that.I want to see that velocity vectors are going (with motion) from inlet to outlet.

 Ram October 29, 2005 08:52

Re: velocity vectors are moving in domain

hi Ravi, As far as i know you need to use transient simulation.

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