# Swirl Velocity

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 June 17, 2009, 02:50 Swirl Velocity #1 Member   Hamoudi djamel Join Date: Apr 2009 Posts: 50 Rep Power: 17 Hello Everybody, I have a 2D simulation with swirl my geometry is in cylindrical coordinate The two velocities Vr and V (theta) please if any one know for corrcting me this information is it the velocity V (theta) responsible for the swirl or not ************************************************** * i have another question for cheking this formula for transformation from cylindrical coordinate to cartesienne coordinate U= Vr cos (theta)-V(theta) sin (theta) V= Vr sin (theta)+V(theta)cos (theta) Thanck you very Much khaledhmz likes this.

 July 6, 2009, 15:01 #2 Senior Member     Join Date: Apr 2009 Posts: 156 Rep Power: 17 I assume when you say 2D, you imply 2D axisymmetric ... Yes, V_theta is the swirl velocity. Your transformation from cylindrical to cartesian coord. systems is correct. Be careful how you use this, are you evaluating swirl velocity, or setting up boundary conditions with swirl velocity?

 July 7, 2012, 01:07 Swirl velocity. #3 Member   Join Date: Apr 2012 Location: Mainz, Germany Posts: 60 Rep Power: 14 Hello, I am trying to simulate axisymmetric flow in FLUENT. I am required to calcutae the Axial component, Radial and Tangential component. I know the mass flow rate and Swirl number. How to calculate the components. Can you guys help me out. I am new to this. Please

 July 18, 2012, 07:03 #4 Senior Member   Blanco Join Date: Mar 2009 Location: Torino, Italy Posts: 193 Rep Power: 17 I will assume that you have a sort of cylinder in your geometry... create a cylindrical coordinate system (r,theta,z) on the axis of the cylinder, oriented in such a way that the z axis follow the cylinder axis... Then you have your components: radial comp. = x component on the cylindrical coord sys (r,theta,z) tangengial comp. = y comp. ... axial comp. = z comp...

March 22, 2019, 10:17
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 Originally Posted by juzer_700 Hello, I am trying to simulate axisymmetric flow in FLUENT. I am required to calcutae the Axial component, Radial and Tangential component. I know the mass flow rate and Swirl number. How to calculate the components. Can you guys help me out. I am new to this. Please
do you slove your problem?

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 Originally Posted by Blanco I will assume that you have a sort of cylinder in your geometry... create a cylindrical coordinate system (r,theta,z) on the axis of the cylinder, oriented in such a way that the z axis follow the cylinder axis... Then you have your components: radial comp. = x component on the cylindrical coord sys (r,theta,z) tangengial comp. = y comp. ... axial comp. = z comp...
but he want to simulate a 2D codinate not 3D..

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 Originally Posted by f-w I assume when you say 2D, you imply 2D axisymmetric ... Yes, V_theta is the swirl velocity. Your transformation from cylindrical to cartesian coord. systems is correct. Be careful how you use this, are you evaluating swirl velocity, or setting up boundary conditions with swirl velocity?
brother can you help me plz?

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