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shahrbanoo December 9, 2013 08:01

new propety
Hi dears...
I had a code for defining new viscousity for blood, but when I interpret it, it says:
C:\Users\NoneStop\Desktop\viscous.c: line 18: function returning double returns float.
the code is here:
# include "udf.h"
# define n 0.67
# define alpha 1.0
# define muo 0.0042
float visc,trace;
float u[3],v[3],w[3];
int i;
for(i=0; i<3; i++)
u[i] = C_U_G(cell,thread)[i];
v[i] = C_V_G(cell,thread)[i];
w[i] = C_W_G(cell,thread)[i];
trace = 0.5*(2*pow(u[0],2) + pow(v[0]+u[1],2) + 2*pow(v[1],2) + pow(v[2]+w[1],2) + 2*pow(w[2],2) + pow(w[0]+u[2],2));
visc = 0.5*muo*pow(1+alpha*trace,0.67);
return visc;
what should I do?
please help me...

pakk December 9, 2013 09:06

You don't have to worry about this.

You are running Fluent in double precision, but the udf you wrote returns a value in single precision. The interpreter gives a warning about this, but for viscosity it is no problem to use single precision.

If you want to get rid of this warning, you can:
- Run Fluent in single precision (probably not preferred)
- Change the variable "visc" to a double (define it as "double visc" instead of "float visc".
- Explicitly cast the result into a double: change "return visc;" into "return (double)visc;"
disclaimer: I did not test these options, my syntax may be slightly wrong.

But you can also choose to ignore the warning.

shahrbanoo December 9, 2013 12:57

thank u so much Mr PaKK
The error went away!!

shahrbanoo December 10, 2013 03:55

I want to run my case
but when I initialize it, says:
FLUENT received fatal signal (ACCESS_VIOLATION)
1. Note exact events leading to error.
2. Save case/data under new name.
3. Exit program and restart to continue.
4. Report error to your distributor.
Error Object: ()

why is this error for?

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