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How the result (volume fraction) obtained by fluent is set to become the initial condition

    • h395523899
      Subscriber

      Hello there


      I simulated the liquid-solid two-phase flow using the E-E + vof method.


      My simulation is a forward and reverse process.


      Now I want to export the volume fraction distribution obtained from the simulation as the initial volume fraction distribution under another boundary condition. Can this be achieved?

    • Karthik R
      Administrator

      Hello,


      If you have saved the Fluent data file for that particular time step, then you should be able to extract this VoF contour distribution data. If you did not save the data file, then you will have to re-run your model, unfortunately. When you do this, please set-up an automatic export.


      Hope this helps.


      Best,


      Karthik

    • h395523899
      Subscriber

      Thanks for your answer, but I still have some questions


      Suppose I get the following results (volume fraction distribution). I saved the output file of the result. What should I do to turn the volume fraction distribution of the result file into the initial conditions for a new simulation?


      If I use adapt I can only set some simple locale initial volume fractions


      Is there any relevant operation steps or tutorials?


    • DanielOliveira
      Subscriber
      Did you find how to do that?n
    • Rob
      Ansys Employee
      You need an interpolation file rather than the data file. n
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