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Old   September 2, 2016, 16:26
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Dear all

I would like to know how to apply Neumann Boundary condition in ANSYS Fluent for zero normal derivative condition at outlet of a channel.

Do we need to write UDF for that or we can apply existing boundary condition in fluent

Thanks in advance for any help or comment.
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Old   May 24, 2017, 14:50
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Finally i found that Outflow boundary condition is suitable for my case.
Fluent manual says that


The boundary conditions used by FLUENT at outflow boundaries are as follows:

A zero diffusion flux for all flow variables.
An overall mass balance correction.
The zero diffusion flux condition applied at outflow cells means that the conditions of the outflow plane are extrapolated from within the domain and have no impact on the upstream flow. The extrapolation procedure used by FLUENT updates the outflow velocity and pressure in a manner that is consistent with a fully-developed flow assumption, as noted below, when there is no area change at the outflow boundary.

The zero diffusion flux condition applied by FLUENT at outflow boundaries is approached physically in fully-developed flows. Fully-developed flows are flows in which the flow velocity profile (and/or profiles of other properties such as temperature) is unchanging in the flow direction.

It is important to note that gradients in the cross-stream direction may exist at an outflow boundary. Only the diffusion fluxes in the direction normal to the exit plane are assumed to be zero.
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hello i am facing the same issue so you mean that outflow boundary is the same as neumann
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Hi,

Go with outflow if you need to implement Neumann boundary condition - for normal derivative condition at outlet.
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