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ravindra July 27, 2012 06:49

problem in setting environment in fluent 13.0
hi friends,
i am using ansys fluent 13.0 and i want to compile a udf ....but i think there is some environment problem...Can anybody tell me how to set environment in fluent 13.0...
note:- i have installed visual c++ express 2010

AmandaMBF July 27, 2012 08:05

Compiling UDF
Hello Ravindra,

Here are some cares you have to take to compile a udf to fluent succefully:

1 - You must have Microsoft Visual Studio installed preferable on C: drive;
2 - The udf file must be in the same directory as fluent case and data files;
3 - Don't use dashes or spaces when naming neither your udf file or your working directory.

These things can cause errors. If you have any doubts take a look on these websites, they have good tips about compiling and interpreting your UDF file:

Hope it helps you,


Kijung Ryu July 27, 2012 08:38

you must start ansys cmd shell.
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I attached pdf file. follow this document.

good luck.


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