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Old   November 9, 2005, 20:13
Default ADI-SOR convergance
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Mohsen
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Hi,

I have written an ADI-SOR code and I guess it works fine for 1 X 1 meter domain. But when I decrease the dimensions to for example 10 microns by 10 microns, the convergance time will be very very long. I am solving a 2d rectangular problem, with heat flux at one side, and newtonian BC (h is not zero) at all other sides (All Newmann; no drichlei BCs).

My question is, should lengths of the domain have any effect on convergance time?

I appreciate any help.

Thanks, Mohsen

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Old   November 12, 2005, 21:05
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Convergence shouldn't be affected by lengths if the same dimensionless parameters are used. You might be getting into round off errors of computer because of too small numbers involved in calculation. If you normalize your equatinons, and solve the normalized equation, you may resolve the problem

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Old   November 14, 2005, 21:43
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Thanks Wen. My equations are non-dimensional and I am using double-precision vaiables. So you think I am doing ADI in a wrong way?
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