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Split a flow into two streams

Question asked by Matthew Schladt on May 2, 2013
Latest reply on May 7, 2013 by Jared Conway



Thank you for taking the time.  I would like to do something in solidworks flow simulation that is easier said than done.  Essentially, I would like to have one gas inlet that is forced to split into two directions.  I would like to manipulate the percentage of the flow that goes one way or the other.  I've been looking for 3-way valves, or manual valves, but have had no success.


I have been doing the initial work by inputting the two flows as two different inlets, but the problem is that I am trying to find the generated pressure thru this one side of the system and having a defined inlet forces me to specify a pressure.


I hope I'm not being too vague and I would appreciate some feedback,