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carno July 11, 2006 06:17

particle track in cavitation
I want track particles (post processing) in a model involving cavitation. The particles stop at a location where there is a phase change. How to cope this issue? I want to track throughout the flow passage.


cadaei July 11, 2006 15:44

Re: particle track in cavitation
The Discrete Phase Model in fluent only allows particles to be tracked in the primary phase of a multiphase simulation. This is why the trajectories abort at the second phase. I don't know any workaround for this. Maybe try using a Eulerian granular phase instead of DPM.

carno July 12, 2006 05:35

Re: particle track in cavitation
Thanks cadaei. let me know if there is any trick to do this.


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