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7.5.1 Steps for Using the User-Defined Fan Model

To make use of the user-defined fan model, follow the steps below.

1.   In your model, identify one or more interior faces to represent one or more fan zones.

figure Boundary Conditions

2.   Input the name of your executable and the instructions for reading and writing profile files in the User-Defined Fan Model dialog box.

Define $\rightarrow$ User-Defined $\rightarrow$ Fan Model...

3.   Initialize the flow field and the profile files.

4.   Enter the fan parameters using the standard Fan dialog box (opened from the Boundary Conditions task page).

5.   Perform the calculation.

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