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Old   August 10, 2006, 19:47
Default What are the UVW velocity components
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In Fluent's terminology are the U,V,W velocity components simply the X,Y and Z components resp. of the fluid velocity field (in SI) in the chosen reference frame or is it something more complicated? Just confirming.

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Old   January 12, 2022, 11:08
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After so many years, I want to know the same thing. What's the answer please?
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Old   January 12, 2022, 12:28
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u,v, w are indeed the x-velocity, y-velocity, and z-velocity in the lab/global coordinate system.
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