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1D pipe flow to 3D FEM

1D pipe flow to 3D FEM

1D pipe flow to 3D FEM

Hello All

I was just wondering if it is possible to import 1D pipe network results produced by a program such as FloMASTER or Flownex and map it to a 3D FEM domain. Is it worth the effort or are there programs that are designed for this? I am pretty inexperienced when it comes to this. Thanks in advance.

RE: 1D pipe flow to 3D FEM

I do not know if there a specialized solution for mapping of FloMASTER or Flownex in to FEM domain. But for example in ANSYS you can map results (temperatures, pressures etc) from other programs using scripting/programming. In ACT (ANSYS Customization Toolkit) you can program such mapping (= integrate your software to ANSYS Simulation Workflow). There are also other ways it depends what you exactly want to map and how the data for mapping look like.

Petr Vymlatil (www.designtec.eu)

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