Define/Units... menu item opens the
Set Units panel.
Set Units Panel
Set Units panel allows you to set the units system for any quantity used in
FLUENT. All quantities may be set to a standard system, such as SI or British, or the units of individual quantities may be set. See Chapter
5 for details about the items below.
displays the list of all quantities used by
FLUENT for input and output.
lists the units appropriate for the currently selected quantity. Selecting an item in the
Units list causes that unit to be used for the currently selected quantity.
displays the conversion factor from the currently selected units to SI.
displays the conversion offset from the currently selected units to SI.
Set All to
contains standard sets of units that are applied to all quantities when selected.
is similar to
si, but uses degrees instead of radians for angles.
selects the System International (SI) standard for all units.
selects the English Engineering standard for all units.
selects the CGS (centimeter-gram-second) standard for all units
Define Unit panel, in which you can specify a customized unit for a particular quantity.
displays the current units for all quantities in the console.
Define Unit Panel
Define Unit panel allows you to customize the units for a particular quantity. It is opened from the
Set Units panel. For details about using this panel, see Section
shows the name of the quantity for which you are defining a new unit. (You cannot edit this field; the quantity is selected in the
Set Units panel.)
sets the name for the new unit.
sets the conversion factor from the currently selected units to SI.
sets the conversion offset from the currently selected units to SI.