Introduction to Using CFD-Post: Fluid Flow and Heat Transfer in a Mixing Elbow
SetupCreate a Working Directory
as the default location for loading and saving ﬁles fora particular session or project. Before you run a tutorial, use your operating system’scommands to create a working directory where you can store your sample ﬁles and resultsﬁles.By working in that new directory, you prevent accidental changes to any of the sampleﬁles.
Copying the CAS and CDAT Files
Sample ﬁles are provided so that you can begin using
immediately. You mayﬁnd sample ﬁles in a variety of places, depending on which products you have:
If you have
, sample ﬁles are in
is the installation directory for
. Copy the CASE andCDAT ﬁles (
)to your working directory.
If you have
from the User Services Center (www.ﬂuentusers.com)to your working directory. This ﬁle can be found by using the Documentationlink on the
product page.2. Extract the CAS ﬁles and CDAT ﬁles (
to your work-ing directory.
These tutorials are prepared on a Windows system. The screen shots and graphic images in the tutorials may be slightly diﬀerent than the ap-pearance on your system, depending on the operating system or graphics card.
The case name is derived from the name of the results ﬁle that you load with the ﬁnal extension removed. Thus, if you load
the case name will be
; if you load
, the case name will be
. The case names used in this tutorial are
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