CFD Online Logo CFD Online URL
www.cfd-online.com
[Sponsors]
Home > Forums > FLUENT

initialize flow field with steady state solution

Register Blogs Members List Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old   July 13, 2009, 17:10
Question initialize flow field with steady state solution
  #1
New Member
 
holger thiele
Join Date: Jul 2009
Posts: 2
Rep Power: 0
holg is on a distinguished road
hi, I want to calculate the heat flux into a flat plate of a turbulent airflow over this plate with a transient solution using realizable k-e-model. My problem is I don't get convergence for the continuity equation. So my idea now is to take the solution of the continuity and turbulence equations I obtained from a steady state simulation and use these as constant values for the transient solution of the energy equation because the flow field is independent of the temperature profile but the temperature profile is dependent on the flow field. so my question is how can I initialize the flow field with this former steady state solution? I use constant properties for air and a rectangular mesh. thanks in advance
holg is offline   Reply With Quote

Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Steady State 2 phase problem fivos FLUENT 0 April 27, 2009 16:34
Problem: text commands to initialize flow field Carolyn Jacobs FLUENT 0 April 10, 2007 05:03
Could anybody help me see this error and give help liugx212 OpenFOAM Running, Solving & CFD 3 January 4, 2006 19:07
External flow field. Moon FLUENT 3 March 5, 2003 11:32
About the difference between steady and unsteady problems Lisa Main CFD Forum 11 July 5, 2000 14:37


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 00:59.