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Old   February 1, 2015, 12:24
Question compressibleInterFoam: specific gas constant of liquids
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Hey,

I am a new user on OpenFoam. I would like to run a compressible, multiphase (molten metal and air) case with compressibleInterFoam. I use “perfectFluid” for the molten metal and I have a question about the specific gas constant R. The significance of this value has already been discussed in the thread compressibleInterFoam : biphasic, compressible, equation of state .
Why is the gas constant in the tutorials for water 3000? I don´t know whether the value was calculated or just selected.

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Dear Niklas
Its easy to run that case, but the gas constant value given in tutorial is not correct. So kindly check all the values before you run your case.

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Dear all,

I computed the fluid constant R with perfect fluid state for water material that it is difference tutorial compressibleInterFoam OF 2.2.2

R = \frac{8314.32}{Mole Weight}=\frac{8314.32}{18}=461.9066667 J/(kg K)

But in tutorial R equal to 3000 J/(kg K).

Does any people explain me what R tutorial value is?

Thank you so much,
Thanh
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