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lam June 20, 2007 09:14

Hi all, In simpleFoam.C, fo
Hi all,

In simpleFoam.C, for example,
I do not understand :

1/ What "adjustPhi(phi,U,p)" does?
Can somebody summarize me quickly what it's done?

2/ According to the simple algo, I understand that the momentum equation is solved first, by guessing p. But when the boundary conditions for U are involved ?
i/ What does "p.boundaryField().updateCoeffs();"mean?
ii/ Or "U.correctBoundaryConditions();"?

Can somebody tell me where I have to look harder?

Thanks in advance,


fabianpk June 21, 2007 04:50

Short answer for where you sho
Short answer for where you should look harder is the source code. However, a more pleasant read (no offense) would probably be:

even though it's transient, adjustPhi etc are the same.

alberto June 21, 2007 05:07

I wrote these some time ago to
I wrote these some time ago too:


lam June 21, 2007 10:14

Hi guys, I just follow your
Hi guys,

I just follow your advice.
Moreover, I had taken a look harder in the source code of "adjustPhi"

I understand that
adjustPhi(phi,U,p) keeps the continuity of the system, doesn't it?
I mean for each face, the inlet flux = the outlet flux.
So, in a discretized form: Sum[U_f * S_f] = 0.

This what I understood for "adjustPhi".
Hope that you will tell me if I'm wrong.

But I still seek where the boundayconditions are involved.



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