CFD Online Logo CFD Online URL
www.cfd-online.com
[Sponsors]
Home > Forums > OpenFOAM Running, Solving & CFD

rhoSimpleFoam versus rhoSimplecFoam

Register Blogs Members List Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old   September 15, 2012, 01:19
Default rhoSimpleFoam versus rhoSimplecFoam
  #1
New Member
 
Jeff Freeman
Join Date: Mar 2012
Posts: 9
Rep Power: 5
jeff.freeman is on a distinguished road
Hi all,

Could somebody please explain the difference between rhoSimpleFoam and rhoSimplecFoam? The User Guide in OpenFOAM.org describes them as:

rhoSimplecFoam
Steady-state SIMPLEC solver for laminar or turbulent RANS flow of compressible fluids
rhoSimpleFoam
Steady-state SIMPLE solver for laminar or turbulent RANS flow of compressible fluids

and the CFD-Online Wiki (http://www.cfd-online.com/Wiki/SIMPLEC_algorithm_-_SIMPLE_Consistent) calls SIMPLEC the Consistent version of SIMPLE. I'd like to understand what that means and what applications each model is suited for.

Regards,
Jeff
jeff.freeman is offline   Reply With Quote

Old   September 18, 2012, 09:23
Default
  #2
Senior Member
 
Awais Ali
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Germany
Posts: 127
Rep Power: 8
owayz is on a distinguished road
Send a message via MSN to owayz
Hi,
May be you can have a look into to Ferziger and Perics book, it will might help you differentiate between to algorithms named SIMPLE and SIMPLEC.

Regards,
Awais
owayz is offline   Reply With Quote

Reply

Tags
rhosimplecfoam, rhosimplefoam

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Switching from simpleFoam to rhoSimpleFoam sebastian OpenFOAM 11 January 7, 2015 05:32
transsonic nozzle with rhoSimpleFoam Unseen OpenFOAM Running, Solving & CFD 7 April 16, 2014 03:38
Question about rhoSimpleFoam "if (transonic)" universez OpenFOAM 4 April 17, 2010 10:21
Problem with rhoSimpleFoam mecbe2002 OpenFOAM 3 April 11, 2010 00:54
variable versus time Cesare CFX 1 September 27, 2004 11:00


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 11:01.