UDF problems  velocity profile
Hi everybody.
I'm trying to create a non uniform velocity profile at inlet ; the same as you can find it in the Fluent Docs. The source code is #include "udf.h" DEFINE_PROFILE(x_velocity,thread,index) { real x[ND_ND]; real y; face_t f; begin_f_loop(f,thread) { F_CENTROID(x,f,thread); y = x[1]; F_PROFILE(f,thread,index) = 30.030.0*(y*y)/(1.5*1.5) } end_f_loop(f,thread) } now i try to compile the source code > Define > User Defined Functions > Interpreted (as it is shown in the Fluent Docu) But I always get the error : Error: /.../... : line 2 : syntax Error Do i overlook something? Fluent is running on a Linux operating system. 
Re: UDF problems  velocity profile
F_PROFILE(f,thread,index) = 30.030.0*(y*y)/(1.5*1.5)
You forgot the semi colon at the line end 
Re: UDF problems  velocity profile
oh yes, thx
but there's still the same error :( ... other udf's (for example residence_time with DEFINE_SOURCE) are working without problems.... 
Re: UDF problems  velocity profile
hi try replace the (index) in line 2, with just(i)... best regards, shehab

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