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Vortex Shedding of Building

Hi,
If we made a wind analysis of the tower and get contour images of the velocity, pressure and turbulent kinetic energy of the building, is there a way to define the fundamental frequency of vibration of the building, and the frequency with which vortices are shed from the building into the vortex street?

Hi osqaal,
do you have a link to your project for us to look at?

What you could do is in a transient simulation, create an area average plot, export the pressure and calculate the frequencies using that plot. That would give you the frequency on the pressure change do to the vortices.

Best regards
Sebastian