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Old   July 21, 2015, 05:51
Question Boundary patch type for jump condition
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Hi guys, I am trying to solve a simple thermal diffusion equation using laplacianFoam.

The boundary condition for T is a jump condition, means that the inlet value is always equal to the outlet value plus a delta_T. I search on internet, it seems that I should use "fixedJump" according to the official site:
http://www.openfoam.org/version2.2.0...conditions.php

For generating mesh, I assign the faces to be type "cyclic".

blockMesh is ok. But when running laplacianFoam, an error goes as:

inconsistent patch and patchFields types for
patch type cyclic and patchField type fixedJump


I am wondering which patch type should I use, other than "cyclic" ?
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