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Old   October 26, 2000, 15:03
Default In a swirl flow, how to show tangetial velocity
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I run a case about swirl flow. Z-axis is centre axis. Is it related to the coodinates to show tangetial velocity results?
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Old   October 27, 2000, 04:59
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The way to do this is:

Define the rotation axis of the fluid in >Define >Boundary Conditions ( 0, 0, 1 (x,y,z) in your case). NB you can either do this pre- or post- solution.

Now you can simply report cylindrical velocities (axial, tangential and radial) anywhere in the domain.

Hope this helps,

Angus
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