Specification Chart

Fluid Flow

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Physics Interfaces and Study Types
ExpandFluid-Structure Interaction (FSI)YesYes
ExpandParticle Tracing for Fluid FlowYes
High Mach Number Flow
ExpandLaminar FlowYes
ExpandTurbulent Flow, k-epsilonYes
ExpandTurbulent Flow, Spalart-AllmarasYes
Multiphase Flow
ExpandBubbly Flow, Laminar and TurbulentYes
ExpandEuler-Euler Model, Laminar and TurbulentYes
ExpandMixture Model, Laminar and TurbulentYes
ExpandRotating Machinery, Mixture Model, Laminar FlowYes
ExpandRotating Machinery, Mixture Model, Turbulent FlowYes
ExpandThree-Phase Flow, Phase Field, LaminarYesYes
ExpandTwo Phase Flow, Moving Mesh, LaminarYes
ExpandTwo-Phase Flow, Level Set, LaminarYesYes
ExpandTwo-Phase Flow, Level Set, TurbulentYes
ExpandTwo-Phase Flow, Phase Field, LaminarYesYes
ExpandTwo-Phase Flow, Phase Field, TurbulentYes
Non-Isothermal Flow
ExpandLaminar FlowYesYes
ExpandNon-Isothermal Pipe FlowYes
ExpandRotating Machinery, Algebraic yPlusYes
ExpandRotating Machinery, k-epsilonYes
ExpandRotating Machinery, k-omegaYes
ExpandRotating Machinery, L-VELYes
ExpandRotating Machinery, Laminar FlowYes
ExpandRotating Machinery, Low-Reynolds k-epsilonYes
ExpandRotating Machinery, Spalart-AllmarasYes
ExpandRotating Machinery, SSTYes
ExpandTurbulent Flow, Algebraic yPlusYesYes
ExpandTurbulent Flow, k-epsilonYesYes
ExpandTurbulent Flow, k-omegaYes
ExpandTurbulent Flow, L-VELYesYes
ExpandTurbulent Flow, Low-Reynolds k-epsilonYesYes
ExpandTurbulent Flow, Spalart-AllmarasYes
ExpandTurbulent Flow, SSTYes
Porous Media and Subsurface Flow
ExpandBrinkman EquationsYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
ExpandDarcy's LawYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
ExpandFracture FlowYes
ExpandFree and Porous Media FlowYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
ExpandRichards EquationYes
ExpandTwo-Phase Darcy's LawYesYes
Rarefied Flow
ExpandMolecular FlowYes
ExpandSlip FlowYes
ExpandTransitional FlowYes
Single-Phase Flow
ExpandCreeping FlowYesYesYesYes
ExpandLaminar FlowYes
ExpandPipe FlowYes
ExpandRotating Machinery, Algebraic yPlusYesYes
ExpandRotating Machinery, L-VELYesYes
ExpandRotating Machinery, Laminar FlowYesYes
ExpandRotating Machinery, Turbulent Flow, k-epsilonYesYes
ExpandRotating Machinery, Turbulent Flow, k-omegaYes
ExpandRotating Machinery, Turbulent Flow, low-Re k-epsilonYes
ExpandRotating Machinery, Turbulent Flow, Spalart-AllmarasYes
ExpandRotating Machinery, Turbulent Flow, SSTYes
ExpandTurbulent Flow, Algebraic yPlusYesYes
ExpandTurbulent Flow, k-epsilonYesYes
ExpandTurbulent Flow, k-omegaYes
ExpandTurbulent Flow, L-VELYesYes
ExpandTurbulent Flow, Low-Reynolds k-epsilonYesYes
ExpandTurbulent Flow, Spalart-AllmarasYes
ExpandTurbulent Flow, SSTYes
ExpandTurbulent Flow, v2-fYes
ExpandWater HammerYes
Thin-Film Flow
ExpandThin-Film Flow Domain, 2DYesYes
ExpandThin-Film Flow, Edge, 2DYesYes
ExpandThin-Film Flow, Shell, 3DYesYes
Boundary Conditions
Boundary StressYes
Diffuse FluxYes
Electrode-Electrolyte Interface CouplingYesYesYesYes
External Fluid InterfaceYes
External Slip WallYes
Fluid-Fluid InterfaceYes
Flux Discontinuity, Porous MediaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Free SurfaceYes
Hydraulic Head, Porous MediaYes
Inflow Boundary, Porous MediaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Initial Interface, Two-Phase FlowYesYes
Interior FanYesYes
Interior Wall, Porous MediaYesYes
Marangoni effect (multiphysic coupling)Yes
Mass Flux, Porous MediaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
No Flow, Porous MediaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Number Density Reconstruction (Interior Boundaries Only)Yes
Open Boundary, Normal Stress or No Viscous StressYes
Periodic Flow ConditionYes
Pervious Layer, Porous MediaYes
Pipe ConnectionYes
Plane SymmetryYes
Pressure Head, Porous MediaYes
Pressure, Porous MediaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Slip WallYes
Stationary Free SurfaceYes
Surface TemperatureYes
Symmetry Boundary ConditionYes
Thin Barrier, Porous MediaYesYes
Total VacuumYes
Vacuum PumpYesYesYes
Vacuum Pump (Free Molecular Flow)Yes
Laminar Flow with Average Velocity, Volumetric Flow Rate or PressureYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Mass Flow Rate and Mass FluxYesYesYesYes
Standard Mass Flow Rate (SCCM)YesYesYes
Turbulent FlowYesYes
Velocity, Pressure, Normal StressYes
Laminar Flow with Average Velocity, Flow Rate or PressureYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
ExpandPressure, VelocityYes
Electroosmotic VelocityYes
Rotating Interior WallYes
Rotating ShaftYes
Rotating WallYes
Slip or No Slip, Sliding, Moving or Leaking WallYes
Slip Velocity using Viscous Slip and Thermal CreepYesYesYes
Wetted Wall and Moving Wetted WallYesYes
ExpandInterior WallYesYes
ExpandMolecular Flow Wall Boundary ConditionsYes
ExpandTurbulent Flow Wall FunctionsYesYes
Edge and Point Conditions
Contact AngleYes
Line Mass SourceYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Point Mass SourceYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Pressure Point ConstraintYes
Molecular Flow Features on Edges or Points
Number Density ReconstructionYes
Pipe Flow Boundary Conditions at Points
Local Friction LossYes
n-way junctionYes
No FlowYes
Outflow: Laminar Flow with Average Velocity, Flow Rate or PressureYes
Pipe ConnectionYes
Pipe Flow Domain Properties on Edges
Fluid Model
Bingham, Non-NewtonianYes
Power Law, Non-NewtonianYes
Thin-Film Flow Boundary Conditions on Edges or Points
Border FlowYesYes
Global Features
Generate New Turbulence Model InterfaceYes
Particle Tracing
ExpandBoundary ConditionsYes
ExpandParticle Properties and ForcesYes
ExpandParticle ReleaseYes
Predefined Multiphysics Interfaces
ExpandFluid-Particle InteractionYes
Results and Visualization
2D HistogramYesYesYes
Intersection Point 2D (data set)YesYesYes
Intersection Point 3D (data set)YesYesYes
Particle (data set)Yes
Particle (plot)Yes
Particle EvaluationYes
Particle TrajectoriesYes
Phase PortraitYesYesYes
Poincaré MapYesYesYes
Volumetric Domain Properties
1D Formulations for Porous Media FlowYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
2D, Axisymmetric, and 3D FormulationsYes
Forchheimer DragYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Free Surface DomainYes
Gravity EffectsYes
Gravity in Single Phase FlowYesYes
Mass Transfer, Bubbly Flow and Mixture ModelYes
Neglect Inertial Term (Stokes Flow)YesYesYesYesYes
Pressure Work, Non-Isothermal FlowYesYes
Rotating DomainYes
Shallow Channel Approximation, 2DYesYes
Surface Tension EffectsYesYes
Swirl Flow, Axisymmetric, LaminarYesYes
Swirl Flow, Axisymmetric, TurbulentYes
Viscous Heating, Non-Isothermal FlowYesYes
Volume Force and GravityYes
ExpandFluid-Structure Interaction (FSI)YesYes
ExpandThin Film FlowYesYes
Fluid Properties
Compressible Flow, Mach number <0.3Yes
Density and ViscosityYes
Incompressible FlowYes
Weakly Compressible FlowYes
Carreau ModelYesYes
Power LawYesYes
User-Defined ModelYes
Molecular Flow
Molecular FlowYes
Multiple SpeciesYes
Number Density ReconstructionYes
Porous Media
Capillary Pressure, Two-Phase Darcy's LawYesYes
Fluid and Matrix Properties, Brinkman EquationsYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Mass SourceYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Poroelastic Storage, Isotropic and Anisotropic1Yes
Porous Electrode CouplingYesYesYesYes
Richards' Equation, Isotropic and AnisotropicYes
Storage Model, Isotropic and AnisotropicYes
ExpandDarcy's Law, Isotropic and AnisotropicYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
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