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ericjed13
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Air Trap Analysis 2012

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10-16-2012 11:35 PM

Somebody help me.

 

I can't find the air trap analysis for 2012. it says it does not run such analysis in 3D. For some parts however, it did run. Is there any way to solve this problem???

Wow! Thanks for that!

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abakharev
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Re: Air Trap Analysis 2012

10-17-2012 12:28 AM in reply to: ericjed13

Well, run the 2.5D flow analysis on the surface mesh defined by the 3D mesh. It should show the airtraps.

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Re: Air Trap Analysis 2012

10-17-2012 01:06 AM in reply to: abakharev

Okay, and how do i do that exactly? :smileyfrustrated:

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abakharev
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Re: Air Trap Analysis 2012

10-17-2012 09:40 PM in reply to: ericjed13

Select your study.

 

Right click on the 3 D Mesh label:

3D.JPG

 

In the Pull-down menu select Set Mesh Type.

 

Choose Dual Domain.

 

The label now is is Dual Domain Mesh. If the surface mesh were present, you would see some some none zero number of elements. If the surface mesh was not stored in the study you would see 0 elements:

0elems.JPG

 

Right click on it once more and select "Generate mesh".

 

After meshing is finished start the analusis and enjoy the Air Trap plot.

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ericjed13
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Re: Air Trap Analysis 2012

10-17-2012 10:26 PM in reply to: abakharev

Wow! Thanks for that!

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