CFD analysis for enhancement of heat transfer using twisted tapes inside a steel pipe

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Himanshu7 posted this 28 November 2018

How do I define fluid domain and set the boundary conditions of twisted tape insert inside a steel pipe in Ansys Fluent (CFD analysis of enhancement of heat transfer)?

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peteroznewman posted this 29 November 2018

Have you created the solid geometry of the twisted tape inside the pipe?

What Geometry editor are you using?

What version of ANSYS are you using?

kkanade posted this 29 November 2018

Please provide more details. A sketch with explanation would be useful.

For some reference - 

peteroznewman posted this 30 November 2018

I created a Helicoid Equation driven surface that looks like a twisted tape.
I have a solid cylinder that was split with the twisted tape to define two fluid domains.

Is this what you wanted?  ANSYS 19.2 SpaceClaim document attached.

Regards,
Peter

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