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Help needed with moving parts

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12-12-2012 02:49 PM

Hi everyone!

I'd like to ask you to help me with proper setup of CFD simulation of moving parts. I'm new to CFD world and to Autodesk Simulation CFD.

I have a part like the one attached.


It rotates around shaft forced with water flow (it's some kind of turbine). Wing consists of two "flaps". They ought to be closed when water pushes wing and should open when it moves against water to reduce drag. I can setup angular motion for wing frame around shaft but I cannot properly setup flaps to rotate around theirs shafts AND move around with whole wing :/
I hope I described my problem quite well.

Can somebody help me / guide me to properly setup the motion settings for this simulation?

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Re: Help needed with moving parts

12-13-2012 02:59 PM in reply to: michajas



Unfortunately we are unable to assign motion in this way, all you could really do is fix the flap at a certain position and test it with just the rotational motion. Could this be any use?

Jon Wilde