CFD Online Logo CFD Online URL
Home > Forums > FLUENT

Fitting Velocity Profile.

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

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old   June 4, 2003, 13:55
Default Fitting Velocity Profile.
Posts: n/a

My problem involves a 2D domain in which I calculate the velocity over the entire domain through analytical solution. My query: is it possible in Fluent to fit a velocity profile over the entire 2D domain and solve for temperature without solving for momentum.


  Reply With Quote

Old   June 6, 2003, 07:15
Default Re: Fitting Velocity Profile.
Posts: n/a
Hi Manan,

You can initialise a problem for flow and energy, then switch off the energy equation in the /solve/control/solution menu. Converge for flow, then switch off the flow eqn and switch on for energy. This will allow you to see the energy distribution for you given flow field.

Are you doing a steady or transient simulation?

  Reply With Quote

Old   June 6, 2003, 17:55
Default Re: Fitting Velocity Profile.
Posts: n/a
Hi Mc

Thanks for the reply.Actually I am to model a rotating granular bed for which the momentum equation is complicated and I am not sure Fluent has any model to solve for such a system. Therefore I am trying to fit a velocity profile for the particles in the granular bed over the entire domain. This velocity profile is derived by considering experimental results and mass conservation. Therefore since I already know the velocity field in the entire domain .I do not want it to solve for velocity(flow field) and only solve for temperature. I am modeling a steady state system. Do advice me on the feasibility of such a method.

  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
[UDF] Relative coordinates in logarithmic velocity profile cfdworker Fluent UDF and Scheme Programming 25 July 13, 2017 03:44
[boundary condition] logarithmic velocity profile cfdworker FLUENT 2 April 17, 2009 23:36
Velocity Profile Jeff FLUENT 1 November 24, 2008 09:21
Prescribed inflow velocity profile - how to? Alan Main CFD Forum 10 October 28, 2005 12:14
Terrible Mistake In Fluid Dynamics History Abhi Main CFD Forum 12 July 8, 2002 09:11

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 13:01.