Fluids

Fluids

Fluent – Nodal Values or not – Outlet Profile

    • haa25
      Subscriber

      Hi,


      I am working on simulating flow through an axisymmetric porous pipe, and I wanted to see how uniform the flow is. When I see the vector plots, I get a different value for velocity magnitude - in the range 1.1 to 1.5. When I get the facet max/min, I get somewhere from - 1.6 - 1.8.


      When I use xy plots, I can get either result depending on whether I click the option "nodal values" but I don't know which one is more meaningful physically. Does anyone have any insight on this?

      Thanks!


       

    • Keyur Kanade
      Ansys Employee

      fluent uses cell center values. 


      please check help documentation for more info on face max/min. the link is below. 


      also below is video on post processing. 



      Regards,


      Keyur


       


      If this helps, please mark this post as 'Is Solution' to help others.


      Guidelines on the Student Community


      How to access ANSYS help links


       

Viewing 1 reply thread
  • You must be logged in to reply to this topic.