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tucker May 23, 2005 16:20

periodic BC question
In defining two faces as periodic, Fluent asks the user to specify the flow direction. The user's manual states that the "flow direction must be parallel to the periodic translation direction." Does anyone know what the "periodic translation direction" is?

In my setup, I'm basically modeling a box, with two sets of periodic BCs and an inlet and outlet.


korni May 24, 2005 03:46

Re: periodic BC question
If eg. the x-axis is your main flow direction then the x-axis has to be your "periodic translation direction". --> periodicity in x-direction

Sorry for my poor English...

Mahesh June 8, 2005 02:41

Re: periodic BC question
Not to sorry, that english was good. if the message is conveyed, then no problem.

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