CFD Online Logo CFD Online URL
Home > Forums > FLUENT

nusselt number

Register Blogs Members List Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old   September 4, 2012, 14:45
Default nusselt number
New Member
Join Date: Apr 2012
Posts: 12
Rep Power: 7
ENG.HVAC is on a distinguished road
i need to get the average nusselt number for my model is a pipe with constant heat flux
ENG.HVAC is offline   Reply With Quote

Old   September 4, 2012, 16:32
Negin Nazarian
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: San Diego
Posts: 61
Rep Power: 8
nenazarian is on a distinguished road
you have this option using "Report"/Surface Integrals
U can use facet Average in the desired line/plane and It is under "Wall Fluxes" tab . "Surface Nusselt number"
nenazarian is offline   Reply With Quote

Old   September 5, 2012, 13:49
NormalVector's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2010
Posts: 72
Rep Power: 9
NormalVector is on a distinguished road
Be sure to use proper reference values as that's where Fluent's Nusselt number calculation pulls from.
NormalVector is offline   Reply With Quote


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Nusselt number calculation in Fluent Sharadkumar Yeri FLUENT 44 November 15, 2017 23:44
why does nusselt number never reaches a fixed number when i plot it? Ali taba Main CFD Forum 0 January 5, 2012 18:34
BlockMeshmergePatchPairs hjasak OpenFOAM Native Meshers: blockMesh 11 August 15, 2008 07:36
Trimmed cell and embedded refinement mesh conversion issues michele OpenFOAM Other Meshers: ICEM, Star, Ansys, Pointwise, GridPro, Ansa, ... 2 July 15, 2005 04:15
Nusselt Number of the order of 35000 chinmay FLUENT 4 May 31, 2001 03:06

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 13:52.