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Old   August 20, 2014, 12:15
Default OpenFoam_compressibleInterFoam solver_calculation void fraction in the Outlet
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Hello everyone
I use to compressibleInterFoam solver for two phase flow in horizontal channel.
i want to calculate void fraction (alpha) in the Outlet,
for this purpose, i add this formula in the controlDict :

functions {
type patchExpression;
patches (
verbose true;
expression "alpha.water";
accumulations (


the error is :
Parser Error for driver PatchValueExpressionDriver at "1.1-5" : "field alpha not existing or of wrong type"
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can you help me?
Thank you
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