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Old   October 27, 2007, 03:41
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Does the initial condition of a simulation need to satisfy the continuity? I am simulating a supersonic impinging jet and specified the nozzle exit conditions while leaving everything as standard ambient atmospheric conditions. Hence continuity is not satisfied. Is this OK?

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Old   October 29, 2007, 04:37
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This is certainly OK. Your setting initial conditions is similar to that for a shock tube with a membrane removed instantly at t=0.
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