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Old   October 6, 2007, 06:48
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tom
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Hi, If the sources in your simulation, done with star-ccm, are non-linear, e.g. inlet profile, does one have to linearise the source before adding it as a boundary condition or does the code do the linearisation?

I am just wondering because my solution converged just as fast when I didn't linearise my velocity profile. Other codes such as Phoenics require source linearisation.

Thanks for your insight
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