Stationary and laminar incompressible flow in a square cavity (Reynolds number,
Re = 1000). The top of the cavity is prescribed a tangential velocity while
the sides and bottom are defined as no-slip zero velocity walls.
This model is available as an automated tutorial by selecting Model Examples and Tutorials… >
Fluid Dynamics > Flow in Driven Cavity
from the File menu, and also as the MATLAB simulation m-script example ex_navierstokes2.
Step-by-step tutorial instructions to set up and run this model are linked below.
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