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Old   May 23, 2002, 21:21
Default How to obtain mass flow rate of one phase
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Derek Jing
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Hi,

Who can tell me how to obtain the mass flow rate of one specific phase through one boundary in a multiphase simulation?

I know following three methods: (1)In text command: report/mass-flow (2)In menu: Solver>Monitor>mass flow rate (3)In menu: Solver>Monitor>flow rate>choose phase vilume fraction as the variable.

I tried above three methods, and the results are different. Which one should be correct?

Also, I hope to export the mass-flow-rate vs time data to a file. How can I realize this?

Thank you very much.

-Dejun Jing
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Old   May 31, 2002, 13:18
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Method #3 is the correct choice, particularly if you have more than one phase flowing through the monitoring surface.
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