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Default Correction of boundary values at walls in interfaceProperties - who had this idea?
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Hi,

I have a question regarding the correction of the gradient on alphaContactAngle patches in interfaceProperties::correctContactAngle(). Starting from version 2.1.0 (or maybe even ealier) there is a correction of the gradient of alpha at all patches where a contact angle is prescribed:

Code:
acap.gradient() = (nf & nHatp)*mag(gradAlphaf[patchi]);
I really like this idea and adapted it slightly to my own purposes. Therefore, I would like to know where this idea is coming from in order to be able to cite this properly within my thesis.

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