Flow inside pipes and through valves is a complex phenomenon. In pipe system design, especially in valve design, engineers are increasingly adopting CFD technology for analysis and design optimization.

Polaris CFD software has recently been applied in hydraulics and pneumatics industry successfully. Handling complex geometry, combined with moving geometry enables Polaris CFD to simulate the entire opening and closure of valves.

 

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Setup of a pipe and a butterfly valve. The valve rotates against its axis according to prescribed motion. 

Simulation of closure of a butterfly valve--streamlines (pipe hidden)

2d butterfly valve

2d globe valve