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johnwinter November 8, 2010 06:09

Particle-Source-In-cell (PSI-C) in DPM
Hi All,

Does any body knows how to get concentration of particles at required locations using DPM injection?

I am using Lagrangian particle tracking method. Any clues?


Allan Walsh November 10, 2010 12:43

Do you mean to view the results of the concentration of the particle phase in Fluent? Or do you want to access the variable that contains the particle concentration in a macro? The variable for particle concentration will be described in the dpm.h header file and is called something like SV_DPMS_CONC... Good luck.

johnwinter November 11, 2010 00:10

Hi Walsh,

Thanks for your reply. I mean i want to monitor the DPM concentration at diferent locations in the domain. DO you have any idea can i do this using UDF?


johnwinter January 31, 2011 07:31

Hi Guys,

I am still stuck at this problem. Does anybody used PSI-C method UDF for DPM particle tracking. PSI-C method converts no. of particles in cell to the concentration of particles in the cell. Hnece, we can view/get particle concentration in the domain as like scalar in the domain.

Thanks in advance

just like wind May 8, 2012 22:36

hi, have you solved the problem? I have the same problem, can we add the dpm concentration to the variable list? and how to use the PSI-C method? thanks!

just like wind May 8, 2012 22:41

I checked the manual and find if we select "interation with continuous phase", the dpm concentration with appear in the variable list. but how we add this to the list when we do one way coupling without selecting "interation with continuous phase"?

89566008 October 21, 2012 15:17

I also want to display the contour of particle concentration.
how I can do this ?

gan6030 May 22, 2013 13:52

I have managed to display the concentration contour in kg/m^3 after activating "interaction with continuous phase" , i want it to be in cfu/m^3, how can i do it?

Thanks in advance

mojtaba110 May 22, 2013 14:00

as i understood, you have to solve it intransient. In DPM set you can mark the intransient solve . then you can track a particle.

Best Regards

asal September 7, 2013 16:18

Could you please share your approach to explore contour plot of concentration ?
do you find any solution for CFU?

gush April 11, 2016 07:01

hi all
anyone succeeded to use PSI-C for concentration calculation in one-way coupling?

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