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Old   March 14, 2009, 22:45
Default Hello FOAM'ers, I am new to O
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Hello FOAM'ers,
I am new to OpenFOAM and I apologize if this is a trivial problem. I am not clear on how to go about initializing the flowfield. I am used to running various commercial flow solvers where you can specify initial conditions in many different ways and the code takes care of it.

So, if you have a 3D structured (i.e. hex) or unstructured (i.e. tets/prisms) mesh, how do you all go about initializing the flowfield? If I want to specify different initial conditions in different places (e.g. shocktube) how do I do that? I searched through the posts, but could not find anything that addresses my problem.


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Old   March 15, 2009, 04:52
Default Look at the damBreak tutorial
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Look at the damBreak tutorial for application interFoam: you need a utility called setFields.


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