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Old   August 11, 2017, 06:10
Default Tank filling - simulation VS experiment
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There are many tank filling simulations on youtube, so i decided to make on and test it with experiment. I found out it was not so easy.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vJqs9RNy5bM


So a lot of this videos on youtube are... wrong?
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Old   August 11, 2017, 18:26
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hello daneres,
I think the problem is the wall effects. You have a narrow physical model with a lot of wall in front and back, while the 2d simulation has no wall in front and back. I think the simulation looks good, both the physical and the simulation. maybe a 3D simulation will improve the similarity.

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