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Need help with Pump Simulation

Question asked by James Kelly on Apr 26, 2013
Latest reply on Apr 26, 2013 by Jared Conway

Here is the prototype of an axial flow pump for a school competition:






I want to simulate a flow of water going through the system. I've set up a rotating region around the impeller blade - I have simulated the blade by itself fine.


I've used the wizard to create a new internal simulation but I'm not sure how to get it to work - everytime I hit run I get an error saying there is no fluid volume. I tried creating a fluid subdomain using the inside faces but Solidworks kept saying it couldn't detect the faces.


What am I doing wrong?