Implementation of Simple Algorithm
HI to All,
I am trying to solve Lid Driven Cavity problem using Finite Volume Method, for that i want to use Simple Algorithm. I have all ready solve LDC using Artificial Compressibility now i want to use SIMPLE Algorithm to solve velocitypressure coupling, for that i am following Versteeg's book. I am using steady navier stokes equations for LDC. The procedure that i have adopted is given below: 1. Initialize u*,v*,p* 2. Solve Discretised momentum equation and Calculated u*,v* NOW comes the problem. in step 3 when i try to calculate p'. 3. the equation is a[i,j]p'[i,j]=a[i1,j]p'[i1,j]+a[i+1,j]p'[i+1,j]+a[i,j1]p'[i,j1]+a[i,j+1]p'[i,j+1]+b'[i,j] a[i1,j]=(d A)[i1,j] a[i+1,j]=(d A)[i+1,j] a[i,j1]=(d A)[i,j1] a[i,j+1]=(d A)[i,j+1] b'[i,j] = (u*A)[i1,j](u*A)[i+1,j]+(v*A)[i,j+1](v*A)[i,j1] In this equation i need d to be calculated which is d=A/a where a is the centeral coefficient of velocity equation. where i try to calculate this it some how a become zero which makes d=infinity. and p' become undefined or infinity. that cause problems in step 4 i.e. 4. p[i,j]=p*[i,j]+p'[i,j] u[i,j]=u*[i,j]+d[i,j]*(p'[i1,j]p'[i,j]) u[i,j]=u[i,j]+u[i,j]*(p'[i,j1]p'[i,j]) 5. Set Boundary condition for u and v 6. Set Wall presure gradient to zero 7. Copy Values p*=p u*=u v*=v 8. Check Convergence. and goto Step 1 My main problem is step 3 any sugesstions for that? (I am using c++) Regards Junaid 
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I do not know how you defined your notations but your implementation is a bit weird. You should rather have something like: ap[i,j]p'[i,j]=aw[i,j]p'[i1,j]+ae[i,j]p'[i+1,j]+as[i,j]p'[i,j1]+an[i,j]p'[i,j+1]+b'[i,j] 
Yes your are correct yours make more sense. Mine your are same.
So any thoughts how to calculate d 
Hi Junaid Ahmad!
Take a look here http://www.cfdonline.com/Wiki/Sampl...9__Fortran_90 Hope this will help 
This is Pressure Correction File. First let me tell you that i have no working knowledge of FORTRAN So its hard for me to understand this. If I am not wrong then its your code. it will be very help full if you explain it and tell me which book you follow to develop your understanding. Or at least explain the Highlighted terms in this code.
Regards Junaid !************************************************* ********************* Subroutine Solve_Pressure_Correction include 'icomm_1.f90' DpU(2:NXmax,2:NYmax) = 1./Ap(2:NXmax,2:NYmax,1) DpV(2:NXmax,2:NYmax) = 1./Ap(2:NXmax,2:NYmax,2) !************************************************* *************************************** ! vertical faces East  e Do 101 I=1,NXmax Do 101 J=1,NYmax1 If((i.ne.1).and.(i.ne.NXmax))then DXc_e = Xc(i+1,j+1)  Xc(i,j+1) S_e = Y(i ,j+1)  Y(i,j ) VOL_e = DXc_e * S_e ! APU_e = 0.5 * ( DpU(i,j+1) + DpU(i+1,j+1) ) Ul_e = 0.5 * ( F(i,j+1,1) + F(i+1,j+1,1) ) DPl_e = 0.5 * ( DPx_c(i,j+1) + DPx_c(i+1,j+1) ) DPx_e = ( F(i+1,j+1,4)  F(i,j+1,4) ) / DXc_e U_e = Ul_e + APU_e * VOL_e * ( DPl_e  DPx_e) ! Con_e(i,j) = U_e * S_e End If Con_e(1,j) = 0. Con_e(NXmax,j) = 0. 101 continue !************************************************* *************************************** ! horisontal faces Do 102 I=1,NXmax1 Do 102 J=1,NYmax If((j.ne.1).and.(j.ne.NYmax))then DYc_n = Yc(i+1,j+1)  Yc(i+1,j) S_n = X(i+1,j )  X(i ,j) VOL_n = DYc_n * S_n ! APV_n = 0.5 * ( DpV(i+1,j) + DpV(i+1,j+1) ) Vl_n = 0.5 * ( F(i+1,j,2) + F(i+1,j+1,2) ) DPl_n = 0.5 * ( DPy_c(i+1,j) + DPy_c(i+1,j+1) ) DPy_n = ( F(i+1,j+1,4)  F(i+1,j,4) ) / DYc_n V_n = Vl_n + APV_n * VOL_n * ( DPl_n  DPy_n ) ! Con_n(i,j) = V_n * S_n End If Con_n(i,1) = 0. Con_n(i,NYmax) = 0. 102 continue !************************************************* *************************************** Summ = 0. Do 200 I=2,NXmax Do 200 J=2,NYmax S_e = Y(i ,j)  Y(i,j1) S_n = X(i ,j)  X(i1,j) An(i,j) = 0.5 * ( DpV(i,j) + DpV(i,j+1) ) * S_n * S_n As(i,j) = 0.5 * ( DpV(i,j) + DpV(i,j1) ) * S_n * S_n Ae(i,j) = 0.5 * ( DpU(i,j) + DpU(i+1,j) ) * S_e * S_e Aw(i,j) = 0.5 * ( DpU(i,j) + DpU(i1,j) ) * S_e * S_e Ap(i,j,3) = (An(i,j) + As(i,j) + Ae(i,j) + Aw(i,j)) Sp(i,j,3) = 1. * ( Con_n(i1,j)  Con_n(i1,j1) + Con_e(i,j1)  Con_e(i1,j1) ) Summ = Summ + Sp(i,j,3) ! 200 continue write(*,*)'Sum',summ !************************************************* ********************************** !************************************************* ********************************** write(*,*) Summ write(*,*)'solve PP' niter = 0 20 call Convergence_Criteria(3,Res_sum_before) niter= niter + 1 Call TDMA_1(3) call Convergence_Criteria(3,Res_sum_After) If((abs(Res_sum_beforeRes_sum_After).Ge.0.0000001).and.(niter.le.500).an d.(abs(Res_sum_After).ge.0.0001))go to 20 write(*,*)'Res_sum_beforeRes_sum_After',Res_sum_beforeRes_sum_After,niter !************************************************* ********************************** !************************************************* ********************************** ! velocities and pressure correction Do 300 I=2,NXmax Do 300 J=2,NYmax DY = Y(i,j)Y(i,j1) DX = X(i,j)X(i1,j) PPe = 0.5 * ( F(i,j,3) + F(i+1,j,3) ) PPw = 0.5 * ( F(i,j,3) + F(i1,j,3) ) PPn = 0.5 * ( F(i,j,3) + F(i,j+1,3) ) PPs = 0.5 * ( F(i,j,3) + F(i,j1,3) ) F(i,j,1) = F(i,j,1) + (PPw  PPe) * DpU(i,j) * Dy F(i,j,2) = F(i,j,2) + (PPs  PPn) * DpV(i,j) * Dx F(i,j,4) = F(i,j,4) + 0.1 * F(i,j,3) 300 continue !************************************************* ********************************** ! correct convective fluxes through vertical East faces Do 701 I=1,NXmax Do 701 J=1,NYmax1 If((i.ne.1).and.(i.ne.NXmax))then Con_e(i,j) = Con_e(i,j) + Ae(i,j+1) * (F(i+1,j+1,3)F(i,j+1,3) ) end if if((i.eq.1).or.(i.eq.NXmax))Con_e(i,j)=0. 701 continue ! correct convective fluxes through horisontal North faces Do 702 I=1,NXmax1 Do 702 J=1,NYmax If((j.ne.1).and.(j.ne.NYmax))then Con_n(i,j) = Con_n(i,j) + An(i+1,j) * (F(i+1,j+1,3)F(i+1,j,3) ) end if if((j.eq.1).or.(j.eq.NYmax))Con_n(i,j)=0. 702 continue !************************************************* ********************************** Do 501 I=1,NXmaxC F(i,1,4) = F(i,2,4) ! F(i,NYmaxC,4) = F(i,NYmaxC1,4)! 501 continue Do 502 J=1,NYmaxC F(1,j,4) = F(2,j,4) ! F(NXmaxC,j,4) = F(NXmaxC1,j,4) ! 502 continue F(:,:,4) = F(:,:,4)  F(3,4,4) !************************************************* ********************************** Return End 
Hi Junaid,
The code of Michail is really well writen and the notations are very understanable because intuitive. Greatings for him !! You should first read a book on finite volume method and SIMPLE like the ones of Patankar, Peric or Versteek. The one of Peric should be better because Michail used colocated variables arrangement based on Rhie and Chow interpolation. So for this purpose I think Peric's book is better oriented. However just reading the code of Michail you understand what he is talking about... Quote:
Really get a book on FV , SIMPLE algorithm with Rhie and Chow interpolation and everything will be clear for you because the code is really clear!! 
Thanks,
I am following verseek's book, and in it d(i1,j)=A(i1,j)/ap(i1,j) A(i1,j) is area of west face ap(i1,j) is central coefficient of velocity the problem is when i calculate ap by use the value of u* and v* and use it to find p' it some how blow up the velocity field, and when i use that to calculate ap which is ap = aw+ae+an+as+dF For Hybrid scheme in that e.g. ae=Max(DeFe/2,Fe,0) and Fe=0.5*(uP+uE) De=Gama if dx=dy so when velocity blowup everything went side ways. So what should i use when i calculate ap do i use u* or u the corrected velocity. Anyways i try to find this book of Peric and see how it works. 
Dear Leflix
May I'll include Your explanations into the code? I guess it'l be better for future? Regards Michail F(:,:,1)  Uvelocity F(:,:,2)  Vvelocity F(:,:,3)  pressure correction F(:,:,4)  pressure 
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SIMPLE FVM solution
I have a working Poiseulle flow problem based on Versteeg which matches nicely to the HagenPoiseulle velocity profile. It is extremey well annotated and culd be of great help.
It has underrelaxation and uses the JAcobi method, and was possible due to members of this forum such as Ztdep and houkensjtu. The only problems that i have, are that the momentum resuduals do not get much better that 1e3, and that the largest mesh that i am able to solve for (without divergence or stagnation) is about 34*34.... I would greatly appreciate any help, but for right now, you can look at my code... Regards, Michael 
If you implemented versteeks method then would realy like to take a look at it. you may give me the like of send me the code at tojunaidahmad@hotmail.com
Regards Junaid 
Dear Junaid
I offer to take a look through M.Peric codes ftp://ftp.springer.de/pub/technik/peric/ There are both staggered and collocated grids codes for SIMPLEalgorithm. As concerned M.Peric book I offer to check torrents and previous posts on CFDonline. Fight for CFD and CFD will fight for You :) Best wishes Michail 
Thanks Michail, i need to know what is the best time to add under relaxation factor in the calculation of p, u, and v. now when i revisit the literature i find out that it is the under relaxation factor that cause divergence to me solution.
Regards Junaid 
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I don't understand i did exactly what is written in book. it didn't work. I did the same think using artificial compressibility and it worked but using SIMPLE method it did not. the only thing left for me is to paste the code a let you guys decide what is wrong with it.
But first i have to go through one more time. 
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Did you get the code that i sent? I have now upgraded it to SIMPLEC also, and it is working well. 
Yes i got the code . and its approach and mine is the same i.e. hibride scheme.
why we need SIMPLE Algorithm when We have Artificial compressibility?:confused: 
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as for artificial compressibility, that is outside of my knowledge. 
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