CFD Online Logo CFD Online URL
Home > Forums > Software User Forums > ANSYS > FLUENT

marine propeller with sliding mesh

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

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old   March 5, 2006, 11:43
Default marine propeller with sliding mesh
Posts: n/a
Hi ! I am simulating a marine propeller with the rudder blade, so : unsteady computation with sliding mesh. I made a cylinder interface around the propeller which separate the 2 fluid zones : "stator zone" and "rotor zone". The rotor fluid zone is a sliding mesh zone with the blade walls stationary. The computation looks good with evolutions of forces not too bad. My problem is about the path lines : they do not swirl enought for me !?? The mesh moves but it looks like the fluid does not move !! I don't understand....maybe I don't use correctly the sliding mesh.... Anyone can help me ?



  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
SnappyHexMesh for internal Flow vishwa OpenFOAM Native Meshers: snappyHexMesh and Others 24 June 27, 2016 08:54
3D Hybrid Mesh Errors DarrenC ANSYS Meshing & Geometry 11 August 5, 2013 06:42
external flow with snappyHexMesh chelvistero OpenFOAM 11 January 15, 2010 20:43
Mesh grid a propeller with Gambit vsun ANSYS Meshing & Geometry 0 October 26, 2009 01:44
Gap produced in sliding mesh method Lam FLUENT 0 July 6, 2004 19:26

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:49.