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Lilly May 31, 2012 07:18

Reference Values
Dear all,

I have a general understanding problem concerning the reference values. What do they define actually and what are they for? I want to simulate the transport of a contrast agent bolus inside the coronary arteries and set the velocity as inlet b.c., so where do I have to compute my reference values from? And what ist the difference between "Compute from" and "Reference Zone"?
Thank you for all hints and help!

cfd seeker May 31, 2012 09:51

Reference values are normally used to non-dimensionalize the quantities of your interest e.g if you are computing the flow over wing then these values are used to non-dimensionalize the lift, drag and moment values

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