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Old   June 22, 2015, 22:44
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Hello foamers,
I would like to find the difinition of alphaEff() wich is used in hEqn.H in following form :

fvm::laplacian(turb.alphaEff(), h)


Does anyone know where "alphaEff()" is defined?
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Old   June 23, 2015, 02:27
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Hi,

I guess, turb in your message is compressible turbulent model, so for RAS alphaEff is defined as

Code:
virtual tmp<volScalarField> alphaEff() const
{
    return thermo().alphaEff(alphat());
}
for LES it is

Code:
virtual tmp<volScalarField> alphaEff() const
{
    return thermo().alphaEff(alphaSgs());
}
and finally thermo.alphaEff() is http://foam.sourceforge.net/docs/cpp...b7cebc3adf4b1d
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