Ansys Fluent – Multiphase (Water & Glycerin)

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March 10, 2020


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A large number of flows encountered in nature and technology are a mixture of phases. Physical phases of matter are gas, liquid, and solid, but the concept of phase in a multiphase flow system is applied in a broader sense. In multiphase flow, a phase can be defined as an identifiable class of material that has a particular inertial response to and interaction with the flow and the potential field in which it is immersed. For example, different-sized solid particles of the same material can be treated as different phases because each collection of particles with the same size will have a similar dynamical response to the flow field.

In this tutorial you will learn to simulate Multiphase flows using Ansys Fluent. In this case, we will use water and glycerin however, you can repeat the tutorial using another materials. You can download he geometry from this link.

Tutorial: Free Surface 3D using ANSYS CFX.

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