Dear Foamers,
I'm a newbie
Dear Foamers,
I'm a newbie here. For my question, I want to add a function with time and circumferential position as the variables for the inlet boundary condition. The study object is a circular ring and the inlet radius is R2 while the outlet one is R3. The inlet condition should be V2=V_mean+sin(Omega*t+phi), in which the Omega is the angular velocity and a constant in this expression. V_mean and phi (initial position) are also constants, t is the time for unsteady calculation. Can such kind of boundary condition be given? For fluent, this is very easy through using the UDF. Thanks all. 
i need to run a combustion pro
i need to run a combustion problem.... i used XIfoam as solver, while running some errors are coming... i need to know which solver is good for combustion problem.. and few guidelines for solving combustion problem.

OK. Let's see: http://openfoam
OK. Let's see: http://openfoamwiki.net/index.php/Ho..._Message_Board
You hit the points 1,2,3,5 and 7. Not a bad score. But it means it is very unlikely that you'll get an answer. No offense. 
Ok, I'd like to use the DNS so
Ok, I'd like to use the DNS solver in OpenFoam 1.5.
Is this information clear? 
Hi Chuang
I am certain that
Hi Chuang
I am certain that Bernhard's comment was not minded on you, but on the person who hijacked the thread. As a answer to your question, I cannot see any spatial variation in your boundary condition, thus you might be able to achieve what you are after by applying "timeVarying<something>". I am not at a OFmachine at the present, but you should be able to find it using the search function. Best regards Niels 
Hi Chunag!
Niels is right.
Hi Chunag!
Niels is right. I meant the other poster. Sorry if I upset you Bernhard 
Hi, Niels and Bernhard,
If
Hi, Niels and Bernhard,
If you plot the function I posted, it has nonuniform distribution along the circumferential direction. for a function, such as sin(n*theta) is a kind of flower function. theta is the circumferential coordinate. I've noticed a poster which talked about parabolic inlet boundary condition. But there do existed some differences. Can anybody give me a hint? 
Hi Chuang
There is not prob
Hi Chuang
There is not problem in specifying boundary conditions, which are varying both in space and time. I you want to give a Dirichlet condition, then I would recommend you to find parabolicInletBC, which you will be able to find on this forum. This you should be able to modify to the purpose you are considering. When you have implemented your own conditions just compile the BC using the wmakeprocedure, link the BC to the solver of your choice, and you should be well off. Good luck, Niels 
Hi Niels,
Thx for your kin
Hi Niels,
Thx for your kind help! I'll try it and post my results here. Best Regards, Chuang Gao 
Hi everybody,
I'm dealing wit
Hi everybody,
I'm dealing with boundary condition as function of a calculated scalar fields. I think to derive it from a fixedValue bc. Someone have already done something similar? 
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