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Old   June 15, 2009, 08:58
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Dear friends

I am doing air flowing over a heated aluminium block,Heat conduction also enabled in this analysis.while running the analysis i am getting the following error "detected in AMG solver-pressure correction" after some 1000 iterations.Through some previous suggestions in CFD forum i have reduced the Under relaxation factor of pressure to 0.1 and momentum to 0.5. but still this problem occuring.

May know why this error occuring.How to resolve it...............

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Old   June 18, 2009, 08:45
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Though you have reduced the factors much lower,this does not fix the problem you better check with all flow conditions or any other boundary conditions,also see about meshing parameters.
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Old   June 18, 2009, 11:55
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The AMG solver in FLUENT can diverge if the system of equations becomes non-diagonally dominant. Often what happens is that some property becomes negative; you might want to check your density, viscosity, etc. The fact that it ran 1000 iterations would imply that your mesh is probably not the issue.

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