Lid Driven Cavity

GEOMETRY

Input file from LidDriven.stp (14 KB)

File data

  • In File units select Millimeters
  • In Grouping Criteria STEP select By Curve Entity

Domain

  • In Flow Type select Internal

MESH2D

Surface mesh

Complete this section by filling the input data according to the following table

Boundary name Uniformity level [%] Max element size [m]
BC-Parte1FACE1 70 0.04
BC-Parte1FACE2 70 0.04
BC-Parte1FACE3 70 0.04
BC-Parte1FACE4 70 0.04
BC-Parte1FACE5 70 0.04
BC-Parte1FACE6 70 0.04

MESH3D

Volume mesh

  • In Meshing algorithm select Hexahedral
  • Mesh size
    • Max element size [m]: 0.01

Boundary treatment

Complete this section by filling the input data according to the following table

Boundary name Layers Number First cell height [m]
BC-Parte1FACE1 0 1
BC-Parte1FACE2 0 1
BC-Parte1FACE3 0 1
BC-Parte1FACE4 0 1
BC-Parte1FACE5 0 1
BC-Parte1FACE6 0 1

CFD

Fluid models

  • In Density model select Incompressible
  • In Flow viscosity select Laminar
  • Fluid properties
    • rho [kg/m^3]: 1
  • Fluid initialization
    • Pressure [Pa]: 0
    • Velocity X [m/s]: 0
    • Velocity Y [m/s]: 0
    • Velocity Z [m/s]: 0
  • Viscosity properties
    • Dynamic viscosity [kg/(m s)]: 0.01

Boundary conditions

Complete this section by filling the input data according to the following table

Boundary name bctypeA P [Pa] bctype Vx [m/s] bctype Vy [m/s] bctype Vz [m/s]
BC-Parte1FACE1 Gradient 0 Value 0 Value 0 Value 0
BC-Parte1FACE2 Gradient 0 Value 0 Value 0 Value 0
BC-Parte1FACE3 Gradient 0 Value 0 Value 0 Value 0
BC-Parte1FACE4 Gradient 0 Value 1 Value 0 Value 0
BC-Parte1FACE5 Gradient 0 Gradient 0 Gradient 0 Gradient 0
BC-Parte1FACE6 Gradient 0 Gradient 0 Gradient 0 Gradient 0

Simulation settings

  • In Time evolution select Steady
  • Iteration number
    • Number Iteration: 5000
  • Output Frequency Save solution every [iterations]: 50

RESULTS

Velocity-Magnitude Lid Cavity

Velocity-Magnitude Lid Cavity

Comparison Lid Driven

Comparison Lid Driven