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Oil properties in setup of CFX

  1. Apr 30, 2012 #1
    Hi

    i am carrying out CFD analysis on a valve and i would like to use a material of OIL as the fluid body. i have already carried out simulations with water and air, can anyone tell me were i can find the properties of oil (ie density 918kg/m³) in the materials library as at the moment this has me stumped. Any help would be appreciated.
    thanks in advance
     
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  3. Apr 30, 2012 #2

    siddharth

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    It depends on the type of oil you're using. Once you know the composition, you should be able to look it up online, or in any materials handbook.
     
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