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Old   July 15, 2004, 20:58
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Sherry Clark
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A beginner question: what does it mean the term of 'SINK'? Any example to show it? Thanks.
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Old   July 16, 2004, 02:38
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Sink means that energy or momemtum or mass will be extracted from the simulation domain at an prescribed point of plane or volume.
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Old   July 18, 2004, 11:31
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Simply a negative source. I think at least one of the standard examples applies a volumetric heat source (a sink would be negative and remove heat instead of add it).

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Old   July 18, 2004, 21:09
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Thanks all. You mean, SINK = - SOURCE ?
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Old   July 19, 2004, 20:21
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Every day! (unless it rains.) ;D

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Old   July 26, 2004, 23:15
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It is like a drain point for the removal of a variable.
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