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Old   March 12, 2008, 06:38
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I'm just getting started in openfoam and am wondering how I define what fluid I am using (i.e air) and what properties this has (i.e the operating pressure and density). The only input I have found so far is dynamic viscosity but there must be somewhere where I can define the properties?


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Old   March 12, 2008, 08:01
Default Hi Phil, Welcome to OF. nu
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Hi Phil,

Welcome to OF.
nu in OF is usually the kinematic viscosity, but you can check the dimensions, see also User's Guide!
Density and operating pressure is for most (not all) incompressible flows irrelevant (this is also the case in Fluent)!

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