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Measure a port area

lcoates68

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One way would be to create a surface outlining the shape of the port and then measure the surface area of the surface.
 

dougr

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Create 2 surfaces:



1) The first by doing a copy-surface of the wetted surfaces inside the port.



2) The second just a flat surface at the station you want to measure the flow area at.



3) Trim the 2nd surface (use-quilt option) with the first surface.



The area of the final, trimmed surface will give you the physical flow area.



NB If there are a lot of small surfaces inside the port you may want to use the surface and bound option in copying surfaces.
 

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