CFD Online Logo CFD Online URL
www.cfd-online.com
[Sponsors]
Home > Forums > Software User Forums > ANSYS > FLUENT

Extract forces from a specific region

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

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old   June 13, 2017, 13:02
Smile Extract forces from a specific region
  #1
New Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2015
Posts: 14
Rep Power: 7
koalabryant is on a distinguished road
Hi guys,

I've simulated 3d flat plate using a structured mesh.

Now, I would like to calculate the drag force over a specific semicircle located in the middle of the plate (simulating a force balance).
Using CFDpost I don't know how to define a specific plane/region with this shape and calculate the drag over it.

Otherwise, I have to predefine the geometry and mesh it so I can calculate the forces directly in fluent. However, this way I can not have a structured mesh.

any ideas of how to solve this problem? I have heard something about "patching" but I can not find anything on internet

Thank you in advanced!!
koalabryant is offline   Reply With Quote

Reply

Tags
cfdpost, fluent, forces

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
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 Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Simple piston movement in cylinder- fluid models arun1994 CFX 4 July 8, 2016 02:54
Extract area per element for a specific sur/face neetin SU2 1 August 22, 2014 17:29
residual plotting for a specific region of flow avinashjagdale OpenFOAM Post-Processing 0 May 10, 2014 07:48
Refine mesh in a specific region mirel STAR-CCM+ 2 February 25, 2011 13:17
Refining Mesh at Specific Region Harmeet CFX 1 October 17, 2004 18:44


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 14:05.