|August 5, 2013, 13:55||
interFoam Reconstruction Method?
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Does anybody know what kind of reconstruction technique interFoam (VOF) uses in order to reconstruct and create fluid interface? any reference?
|August 6, 2013, 03:42||
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OpenFOAM does not reconstruct the free surface, it does only track the VOF indicator function using an advection-diffusion equation. The fluid interface is compressed artificially, although it gets smeared over several cells.
You can find more information in this forum, just search VOF and interFoam.
|August 6, 2013, 03:45||
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It doesn't do any reconstruction at all. References commonly cited are the PhD thesis of Henrik Rusche or Edin Berberovic.
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