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Fluid Flow – Taylor-Couette Flow between Rotating Cylinders

    • svecchi
      Ansys Employee


      A viscous fluid is between two concentric cylinders of radii a and b, which are rotating at constant angular velocities. The diagram below shows these two cylinders and their respective angular velocities. In this problem, a=1[m] b=2a and 2=0 [rad/s] but the velocity of the inner wall must be calculated to create the Taylor-Couette phenomenon. Find the velocity vectors that are characteristic of the Taylor-Couette flow. See the attached file for the tutorial regarding this problem.

    • swathi

      Can you suggest me a better turbulent model that can be used? I find that only RSM model can be used. But I didn't find many tutorials for it. 

    • praveen98

      Madam, me too working on similar problem. Can u share any material if you had found any

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