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Vary RPM of a fan

Question asked by Hans Christian Tekol on Jan 21, 2016
Latest reply on Jan 22, 2016 by Amit Katz

Hi everyone,

 

I am simulating an inverter cooling with axial fans. Does anyone know how to vary RPM of a fan in Solidworks Flow Simulation? Because I want to see the effect of fan static pressure to thermal behavior of the cooling.

 

I have tried changing the rotor speed (rad/s), which is corresponding to RPM, but to no avail. Let's say I use Papst 8412N fan, the default rpm is 3600 rpm. I have varied the rpm from 3600 to 50 rpm, but the results are similar.

 

Your suggestions are highly appreciated.

 

Thanks

Hans

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