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Old   July 3, 2008, 21:34
Default Can I use VOF with MRF at same time?
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I am modeling air-water flow pattern in a stirring tank. Since there are pitch blades and rushton blades in the tank, I select Multiple Rotating Reference Frames (MRF). I simulated single water phase flow first, it works fine. The inner fluid is moving frame and outer fluid is stationary (interior face between two fluids). I got good results. Now I am adding gas phase into picture. So I turn on the VOF model with MRF, but all residuals increase to 1E+5 with using 0.001 second time step size. Is it problem with initial patch or other problem? When I patch the region for gas phase, I saw both inner fluid (refernce frame) and outer fluid. Should patch gas phase in both regions or separtely? Thank you in advance?
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Old   July 9, 2008, 21:55
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up, need help, thanks
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