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Old   June 6, 2011, 09:41
Question Solver for turbomachinery?
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Hello,

I have recently begun using OpenFOAM and am working on a project involving turbomachinery. I have already done quite a bit of research on available solvers and have reviewed the work that is being done with OpenFOAM and turbomachinery (rhoPorousMRFPimpleFoam, MRFSimpleFoam, cyclicGGI bc). However I haven't found a solver that has all of the capabilities I'm looking for.

I'm looking for a steady, compressible solver, that can handle multiple reference frames. Being able to handle transonic/sonic flow would be a plus.

Has there been any work done in this area with OpenFOAM or possibly a work in progress? I have looked around the entire forum and other resources but haven't found anything.

I would program my own but at the moment I don't have the experience for such a project. Any feedback, news, or suggestions in this area would be appreciated!
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Old   January 17, 2012, 23:01
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Hello Nathan,

I have somehow similar problem. Have you found the answer of your problem.

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Old   January 27, 2012, 09:46
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Hi,

is "Density Based Navier Stokes Solver for Transonic Flows" of interest for you? see abstract http://www.openfoamworkshop.org/6th_...er_borm_ab.pdf
http://www.openfoamworkshop.org/6th_...orm_slides.pdf


=> A new density based Navier-Stokes solver for laminar and turbulent transonic flows was developed.
Such solvers are in general better suited for transonic and supersonic flows,
+ the SRF and MRF [LBL04] formulation for rotating turbomachineries were implemented.
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Old   January 30, 2012, 23:02
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Thanks a lot Elvis for the reply.

How about for incompressible flow. Do you have any recommendation? for example for modeling flow around rotating water turbine.

Thanks a lot.
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I just started on working with OpenFOAM on turbomachinery applications. Thank you very much for the informations about the solver!
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