PC Trouble with fluid dynamics

Discussion in 'PC In-Game Support' started by Tyro, Sep 27, 2017.

  1. Mental Mouse

    Mental Mouse Terrarian

    Did you eyeball it to make sure both pumps were outputting throughout? The most dramatic failure mode I saw was that one of the output pumps simply wouldn't.
    Not quite what I mean -- even wiring that looks perfectly good, can be weirdly unreliable as seen by watching the actual fluids flowing.
     
  2. Nemo

    Nemo Terrarian

    Yes, it's all unreliable - even the splitting method.

    To set once and for all what happens when you wire 2 output pumps to 1 input:

     
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  3. Tyro

    Tyro Eye of Cthulhu

  4. Mental Mouse

    Mental Mouse Terrarian

    Heh, an excellent experimental design and demonstration. I hadn't even thought of that possibility, but it does explain a lot..

    ETA: Would you consider putting that animation, or perhaps a more closely-clipped version, on the Wiki's "Guide to Liquids" page?
     
  5. Nemo

    Nemo Terrarian

    I don't know how to crop videos unfortunately - nor how to turn them to gifs.

    I made a post in the guide's discussion page though. I will leave it to the author of the guide.