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Issue with viewing cross-section of Combined Eulerian-Lagrangian anlysis

Issue with viewing cross-section of Combined Eulerian-Lagrangian anlysis

Issue with viewing cross-section of Combined Eulerian-Lagrangian anlysis

(OP)
Hi there,

I created a model of a boat hull being dropped into water from a certain height and am currently looking at the results.

The eulerian fluid domain is half-filled with fluid and half-filled with void, and the boat is placed just above the fluid surface and given an initial velocity.

In the Visualization module, I apply the 'EVF_VOID' cut view to hide the void eulerian elements and view the free surface. The problem comes when I want to view a cross-section of the model (X,Y or Z plane) while still hiding the void with 'EVF_VOID'.

When I try to apply both 'EVF_VOID' and a planar cut view simultaneously, eulerian void elements are only removed from one side of the planar cut view, which is not what I want. I want to hide the void, then apply a planar cut view to the remaining fluid. Described the other way round, I want to apply a planar cut view, then hid what void elements remain.

I have attached a PowerPoint with images of the fluid domain to clarify the issue. I have excluded the boat from the images for IP reasons.

I have tried using the 'Display Group' --> 'Result Value' to hid the void, but it hides whole elements, meaning that I can't properly visualize the surface of the fluid.

Would anyone have any tips or pointers?

Thanks in advance,
Kai-Yeung

RE: Issue with viewing cross-section of Combined Eulerian-Lagrangian anlysis

(OP)
Would anyone have any advice for me?

RE: Issue with viewing cross-section of Combined Eulerian-Lagrangian anlysis

(OP)
Any help would be greatly appreciated. Feel to ask for clarification if I didn't explain my problem clearly enough.

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