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mhassani June 10, 2010 01:54

particle tracking- platelet transport
 
I am new in openfoam. I want to use openfoam to solve a problem of platelet transport in an artery. it involves some spherical hard particle of size 1micrometer in a tube of 3mm diameter. it is a transient flow as the inlet profile varies in time. I wonder if openfoam is capable of solving such a problem.
I am really new into this. can anyone help me how to get started fast on it?
Is the tutorial working well? is there any tutorial including particle tracking method?

83_Ale_83 June 25, 2010 09:10

Hi Muhammad,

There is a tutorial folder inside OpenFOAM-1.6.x/tutorials/lagrangian
Here you can find differents solvers for particle tracking, by the way, there is only a tutorial on particle tracking and it's dieselFOAM.

Check out this:
http://www.tfd.chalmers.se/~hani/kur...ered_NL_HN.pdf
http://www.tfd.chalmers.se/~hani/kurser/OS_CFD_2009/

Regards
Alessandro


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