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Old   March 4, 2005, 06:35
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mukesh sharma
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how to judge that mesh we are using is fine enough for getting the good approximate result.
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Old   March 6, 2005, 17:32
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Glenn Horrocks
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Hi,

It's called a mesh dependacy check. Do a simulation with one mesh, then repeat the simulation with a second mesh at a different grid resolution. If the results of important parameters are the same to within an acceptable accuracy than you may have achieved grid convergence (preferably check with a third grid resolution to be sure). If they are not the same, then re-run with a finer mesh until you manage to get a mesh-indepenant answer.

The book "Computational Fluid Dynamics" by Roache is recommended for further reading on grid dependancy and other accuracy issues.

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