|November 11, 2011, 11:21||
OpenFOAM-extend, Finite Element Method (FEM)
Join Date: Aug 2010
Posts: 31Rep Power: 6
It seems to me that in OpenFOAM 1.6-ext FEM-Discretisations on tetrahedral grids for the laplacian (tetFem::laplacian) and the gradient (tetFec::gradient) are available.
I'm planning to solve the incompressible Navier-Stokes equation, like in simpleFoam, but with FEM instead of FVM. Is there already an implementation existing for the convective part with a Finite Element scheme.
I'm seeking for something like: tetFem::div(phi,U).
Does anyone know when a new version of OpenFOAM-extend will be released?
I'm also glad for any hint how to use FEM in OpenFOAM,
b. r., Martin.
|December 3, 2011, 06:28||
Join Date: Nov 2010
Posts: 3Rep Power: 5
I also have this wonder.
is there any difficulty to make FEM and FVM under the same OF archtecture.
some one said the FVM is good for eliptic PDE, while FEM is quick for parabolic(Am I right?)
I guess the FEM is still a huge work to do on OF, but it is not worth to do it. since couple with third party may be a quick solution.
|Thread||Thread Starter||Forum||Replies||Last Post|
|2D Dam-Break model in finite element method, any experiences,comments,?||seyedashraf||Main CFD Forum||0||September 19, 2011 03:56|
|Finite Volume Method||cfd seeker||Main CFD Forum||3||September 8, 2011 04:36|
|Rheolef: a C++ finite element library for solving PDE (annonce)||saramito||Main CFD Forum||0||October 14, 2009 04:58|
|Solid-Liquid Two Phase Flow Numerical Simulation with the Finite Element Method||Qing Hao||Main CFD Forum||2||January 8, 1999 23:31|
|What is C.V. based finite element method||C-H Kuo||Main CFD Forum||3||November 5, 1998 09:07|