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prashant24983 September 11, 2007 09:27

Hello Everyone, I am trying
 
Hello Everyone,

I am trying to simulate smoke flow inside a room with a exhaust and a pressure inlet. I had implemented the problem on fluent earlier now, while working on OpenFOAM, I am facing difficulties in selecting a solver. From the user guide I have selected buoyantFoam as my base solver. To add other species I learned that I have make few modifications similar to those in scalarTransportFoam. As I am new to this environment I am having hard time to figure out what to do next. Can I find any suggestions?

Thanks
Prashant

santos September 11, 2007 20:24

Hello Prashant A good start
 
Hello Prashant

A good starting point is to read both the User and the Programmer guides, and look around the OpenFOAM wiki: http://openfoamwiki.net

Then, you should also search this message board for your particular problem. I am quite sure that your question has already been discussed in other threads.

Regards,
Josť Santos

stephan September 12, 2007 06:11

hi, i guess foam is the rig
 
hi,

i guess foam is the right tool for almost every problem but a look at www.fire.nist.gov/fds/ could be worth it...(just in case you are not already using fds)

regards
stephan


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