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anja December 8, 2005 08:01

I am searching for help to cre
 
I am searching for help to create a Karman wake with OpenFoam. I could need some basic hints.
Can someone please help me?

gellert December 8, 2005 08:32

Hi Anja, using the search f
 
Hi Anja,

using the search function of the board, you would find the following discussion:

http://www.cfd-online.com/OpenFOAM_D...ges/1/691.html

The included URL links to my web page with some pictures and a complete icoFoam
case file you could start from.

-marcus

anja December 9, 2005 09:33

Hi Marcus, thanks a lot for
 
Hi Marcus,

thanks a lot for your answer. By the way, I am a very new user of OpenFoam.

I have seen your text about reducing the mesh thickness to one cell. How did you do that?
I created a 2D mesh with Gambit/Fluent but in paraFoam it is always shown as 3D mesh.

Anja

gellert December 12, 2005 08:45

I have no experience with Gamb
 
I have no experience with Gambit or Fluent. What do you mean with 'always shown as 3D'?
Is it one cell thick in the third direction? That is the way Openfoam is working. One cell
thickness (with b.c. 'empty') actually means 2D. If you look on the geometry of my Karman
case, it has the same properties.


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