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Modeling internal fan in flow simulation

Question asked by David Yu on Jun 11, 2015
Latest reply on Jun 15, 2015 by David Yu

I am modeling an internal fan in an enclosure and I have the following questions:


1. The fan I am modeling does not have a fan curve because it is an HVLS fan. When defining the fan, do I choose axial, fan curve or raidal? I know the maximum CFM of the fan but I don't know what to put in the table.


2. Should I impose boundary conditions on the fan? If so, how should I do that? The face used by the boundary condition can't seem to be the same face used by the internal fan.