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Jeff November 23, 2008 15:52

Velocity Profile

I am trying look at the velocity profile for a ball valve that I am modeling. My solution converges using the Reynolds Stress equation with a velocity input and a pressure output. I know that there is some sort of turbulence going on inside the ball valve, but when I look at the velocity profile I am getting a uniform velocity profile throughout the whole valve until the output. This does not make any sense to me. Any suggestions?

Himadri Chattopadhyay November 24, 2008 09:21

Re: Velocity Profile
Even if you are seeing uniform velocity profile, turbulence emay be present.

So look for turbulent quantities such as k and turb. intensity.

The time-men uniform filed may contain turbulence which is averaged out.

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