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Beginner with Solidworks Flow Simulation

Question asked by Antonin Raffarin on Jan 7, 2015
Latest reply on Jan 8, 2015 by Jared Conway

Hi all,

 

I am completely beginner in CFD analysis and especially with Solidwworks Flow Simulation. Thereby I have some questions :

-First of all how can you certify your results with Flow Simulation? Indeed I used to do some FEA analysis using the software Abaqus for example. In order to certify my results, I refine my meshing until I get the convergence of my Von Mises stress. It looks automatic with Solidworks, is it right? (or it's maybe why we define goals...)

-Is there any ways to calculate directly the drag coefficient and find the center of pressure?

-Moreover my calculation looks really long... I attached the file if ever you can have a look... I need to find out about cavitation.

 

Thanks a lot for your help !

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