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ddigrask July 17, 2008 13:39

Hi, I would like to solve for
 
Hi,
I would like to solve for the flow past a rotating cylinder. Can anyone help me out with this. Which solver should i use. I have a finite cylinder enclosed in a rectangular channel.

chris_sev July 17, 2008 16:53

Hi! Have a look: http://
 
Hi!

Have a look:

http://www.cfd-online.com/OpenFOAM_D...es/1/7505.html

it might help you.

su_junwei July 18, 2008 03:06

Hi Please try using the uti
 
Hi

Please try using the utility of funkySetField to set the boundary field near the cylinder using V=w^r, and reset internal field. please refer
http://openfoamwiki.net/index.php/Co...funkySetFields

Junwei Su

ddigrask July 18, 2008 08:18

Hi Chris, Su, Thank you very
 
Hi Chris, Su,
Thank you very much. I will try both the options.

ngj July 18, 2008 11:02

Hi As I talked a lot in the
 
Hi

As I talked a lot in the thread above, I would recommend you not to go with that procedure, but use FunkySetField instead, as what was discussed was in my pre-funky days, thus the solution was pretty heavy, whereas funkySetField is somewhat more flexible.

Enjoy the weekend,

Niels


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