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Old   September 7, 2006, 08:35
Default translational periodic boundary condition
Rola Afify
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Hi all

I read the fluent tutorial but I couldn't apply the translational periodic boundary condition in the 3d.

Did anyone of you work with it?!! my question is if I have 6 faces and I know the faces that I want to apply the translational periodic boundary condition on them which one is the periodic and which is its shadow

There is misunderstood between tut. 2 and tut. 15

I need a help

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Old   September 7, 2006, 10:49
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If you run the grid check in fluent it should report the direction vector of your periodicity. The periodic face is upstream (relative to vector) and shadow downstream.
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Old   September 12, 2006, 08:39
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Thanks mark I would like to ask, the 6 faces 2 of them are the periodic face and its shadow but which faces will be repeated, in the x direction or in the y direction or how can I identify them

Please, find a solution for me

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