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Old   July 12, 2006, 09:23
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In the tutorials sonicTurbFoam/nacaAirFoil the directories are:
1e-05
2e-05
3e-05
4e-05
5e-05
6e-05
7e-05
8e-05
9e-05
0.0001
0.00011 ..... etc

what determines the scientific notation?
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Old   July 12, 2006, 11:53
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To be more specific why is it .0001 instead of 1e-04
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Old   July 17, 2006, 09:44
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Does anyone have an answer for this?
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Old   July 17, 2006, 13:38
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That is the 'timeFormat' option in the system/controlDict. 'general' makes it switch. Use 'scientific' to force scientific notation always.
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Old   July 17, 2006, 13:41
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Ok, I do see that. But what determines when it switches? ie 0.0001 instead of 1e-04
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Old   July 17, 2006, 15:33
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Nevermind I found an error in my code, C++ should generate them in this way by default.
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