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Old   March 8, 2018, 09:27
Default Varying the angle of flow in Openfoam
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Hello,

I am using Openfoam and trying to analyse the forces on a ship hull at varying drift angles by keeping the hull stationary and altering the direction of the flow. How would I go about changing the angle of flow? Is it something to do with my inlet boundary condition?
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Hi,

Yes, if you change the direction of flow in the inlet it should work. But you also need to make sure you outlet is adapted in a similar fashion. You may want to use the freestream and freestreampressure boundary conditions. But their exact functionality may depend on what version you are using.

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